Variegated views, extensive prospects — and those at no great distance from the
house — I was told of such — what were they to me, being out of the boundaries
of my Eden ? — So far from a wish to roam, I would have drawn, methought, still ...
Who it was by dying that had earned the splendid trophy, I know not, I inquired
not ; but its fading rags, and colours cobweb-stained, told that its subject was of
two centuries back. And what if my ancestor at that date was some Damostas— ...
The nearest approach to it, we are told, is, when the actor appears wholly
unconscious of the presence of spectators. In tragedy — in all which is to affect
the feelings — this undivided attention to his stage business, seems
I thought, now my time is surely come, I have done for myself, I am going to be
told that they have no longer occasion for me. L , I could see, smiled at the terror I
was in, which was a little relief to me, — when to my utter astonishment B , the ...
I do not know what I answered between surprise and gratitude, but it was
understood that I accepted their proposal, and I was told that I was free from that
hour to leave their service. I stammered out a bow, and at just ten minutes after
eight I ...
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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