gratefulness, with ropy weeds pendant from locks of watchet hue — constrained
Lazari — Pluto's half- subjects — stolen fees from the grave — bilking Charon of
his fare. At their head Arion — or is it G. D. ? — in his singing garments marcheth
To speak more plainly, it is that time, of an hour, or an hour and a half s duration,
in which a man, whose occasions call him up so preposterously, has to wait for
his breakfast. O those headaches at dawn of day, when at five, or half-past-five in
Tom Brown had a shrewder insight into this kind of character than either of his
predecessors. He divides the palm more equably, and allows his hero a sort of
dimidiate pre-eminence : — " Bully Dawson kicked by half the town, and half the ...
But for a mere human gentleman — that has no orchestra business to call him
from his warm bed to such preposterous exercises — we take ten, or half after ten
(eleven, of course, during this Christmas solstice), to be the very earliest hour, ...
We love to chew the cud of a foregone vision : to collect the scattered rays of a
brighter phantasm, or act over again, . with firmer nerves, the sadder nocturnal
tragedies ; to drag into day-light a struggling and half-vanishing night-mare ; to ...
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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