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... and many a dreadful night , Incessant labouring round the stormy Cape ; of
fatal rocks , and the “ still - vexed Bermoothes ; ” of great whirlpools , and the
water - spout ; of sunken ships , and sumless treasures swallowed up in the
Waters of Sir Hugh Middleton — what a spark you were like to have extinguished
for ever ! Your salubrious streams to this City , for now near two centuries , would
hardly have atoned for what you were in a moment washing away . Mockery of ...
I have nothing but water in my head o ' nights since this frightful accident . ... At
others , I behold Christian beginning to sink , and crying out to his good brother
Hopeful ( that is to me ) , " I sink in deep waters ; the billows go over my head , all
Not more refreshing to the thirsty curiosity of the traveller is the tracing of some
mighty waters up to their shallow fontlet , than it is to a pleased and candid reader
to go back to the inexperienced essays , the first callow flights in authorship , of ...
How say you ? do you not yet begin to apprehend a comfort ? some allay of
sweetness in the bitter waters ? Stop not here , nor penuriously cheat yourself of
your reversions . You are on vantage ground . Enlarge your speculations , and
take in ...
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Oh, my, these are hilarious! A collection of essays by Lamb's imaginary friend, an eclectic, off-beat and highly opinionated persona. The preface, bemoaning the death of the imaginary friend while ... Read full review