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" ... old great house and gardens too, but had too much spirit to be always pent up within their boundaries, — and how their uncle grew up to man's estate as brave as he was handsome... "
The Prose Works of Charles Lamb: Elia. First series - Page 230
by Charles Lamb - 1836
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Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 11

1822
...estate as brave as he was handsome, to the admiration of every body, but of their great-grandmother Field most especially ; and how he used to carry me...when I was a lame-footed boy — for he was a good hit older than me — many a mile when I could not walk for pain ; — and how in after life he became...
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The Republic of Letters: A Weekly Republication of Standard Literature, Volume 3

1835
...estate, as brave as he was handsome, to the admiration of every body, but of their great-grandmother Field most especially ; and how he used to carry me...when I was a lame-footed boy — for he was a good hit older than me — many a mile when I could not walk for pain; — and how in after life he became...
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The Works of Charles Lamb: To which are Prefixed, His Letters, and ..., Volume 2

Charles Lamb, Sir Thomas Noon Talfourd - 1838 - 476 pages
...estate, as brave as he was handsome, to the admiration of everybody, but of their great-grandmother Field most especially ; and how he used to carry me...not walk for pain ; and how in after life he became lame footed too, and I did not always (I fear) make allowances enough for him when he was impatient...
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The story-teller; or, Table-book of popular literature. Ed. by R. Bell

Robert Bell - 1843
...estate as brave as he was hand» some, to the admiration of every body, but of their great-grandmother Field most especially ; and how he used to carry me...lame-footed boy, — for he was a good bit older than I, — many a mile, when I could not walk for pain ; and how, in after life, he became lame-footed...
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Leisure Hours: A Choice Collection of Readings in Prose

Ethan Allen Andrews - American prose literature - 1844 - 340 pages
...estate as brave as he was handsome, to the admiration of every body, but of their greatgrandmother Field most especially; and how he used to carry me...lame-footed boy,— for he was a good bit older than I,—many a mile, when I could not walk for pain ; and how, in after life, he became lame-footed too,...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...estate as brave as he was handsome, to the admiration of everybody, but of their great-grandmother customers come in. 1 was a lame-footed boy — for he was a good bit older than me — many a mile when I could not walk...
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The Essays of Elia: First Series - Second Series

Charles Lamb - 1845
...estate as brave as he was handsome, to the admiration of everybody, but of their great-grandmother Field most especially ; and how he used to carry me...not walk for pain ; and how in after life he became lame- footed too, and I did not always (I fear) make allowances enough for him when he was impatient,...
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The Works of Charles Lamb, Volume 1

Charles Lamb, Sir Thomas Noon Talfourd - 1851
...estate, as brave as he was handsome, to the admiration of everybody, but of their great-grandmother Field most especially ; and how he used to carry me...I was a lame-footed boy — for he was a good bit oldgr than me —many a mile when I could not walk for pain ; and how in after life he became lame...
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The Young Man's Offering: Comprising Prose and Poetical Writings of the Most ...

English literature - 1853 - 316 pages
...estate as brave as he was handsome, to the admiration of every body, but of their greatgrandmother Field most especially ; and how he used to carry me...lame-footed boy, — for he was a good bit older than I, — many a mile, when I could not walk for pain ; and how, in after life, he became lame-footed...
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The Works of Charles Lamb: With a Sketch of His Life and Final ..., Volume 2

Charles Lamb, Sir Thomas Noon Talfourd - English literature - 1855
...estate, as brave as he was handsome, to the admiration of everybody, but of their great-grandmother Field most especially ; and how he used to carry me...not walk for pain ; and how in after life he became lame footed too, and I did not always (I fear) make allowances enough for him when he was impatient...
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