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" What a place to be in is an old library! It seems as though all the souls of all the writers, that have bequeathed their labours to these Bodleians, were reposing here, as in some dormitory, or middle state. I do not want to handle, to profane the leaves,... "
The Prose Works of Charles Lamb: Elia. First series - Page 19
by Charles Lamb - 1836
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The Republic of Letters: A Weekly Republication of Standard Literature, Volume 3

1835
...though all the souls of all the writers, that have bequeathed their labours to these BodInans, were reposing here, as in some dormitory or middle state....winding-sheets. I could as soon dislodge a shade. 1 seem to inhale learning, - J anuses of one face.— SIH THOMAS BROWSE. walking amid their foliage...
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The Republic of Letters: A Weekly Republication of Standard Literature, Volume 3

English literature - 1835
...though all the souls of all the writers, that have bequeathed their labours to these Bodleians, were reposing here, as in some dormitory or middle state....profane the leaves, their winding-sheets. I could as goon dislodge a shade. I seem to inhale learning, * Januies of one face. — SIR THOMAI BROWNE. walking...
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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
...though all the souls of all the writers, that have bequeathed their labours to these Bodleians, were reposing here, as in some dormitory or middle state....not want to handle, to profane the leaves — their winding sheets. I could as soon dislodge a shade. I seem to inhale learning, walking amid their foliage...
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The Essays of Elia: First Series - Second Series

Charles Lamb - 1845
...though all the souls of all the writers, that have bequeathed their labours to these Bodleians, were reposing here, as in some dormitory, or middle state....seem to inhale learning, walking amid their foliage ; afld the odour of their old moth-scented coverings is fragrant as the first bloom of those sciential...
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The Works of Charles Lamb: To which are Prefixed His Letters, and ..., Volume 2

Charles Lamb, Sir Thomas Noon Talfourd - English literature - 1850
...dormitory or middle state. I do not want to handle, to profane the leaves — their winding sheets. I could as soon dislodge a shade. I seem to inhale...first bloom of those sciential apples which grew amid ihe happy orchard. Still less have I curiosity to disturb the elder repose of MSS. Those vari<s lectiones,...
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Works, with a Sketch of His Life and Final Memorials, Volume 2

Charles Lamb - 1855
...want to handle, to profane the leaves — their winding sheets. I could as soon dislodge a shade. 1 seem to inhale learning, walking amid their foliage...first bloom of those sciential apples which grew amid ihe happy orchard. Still less have I curiosity to disturb the elder repose of MSS. Those varia Icctiones,...
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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
...though all the souls of all the writers, that have bequeathed their labours to these Bodleians, were reposing here, as in some dormitory or middle state....not want to handle, to profane the leaves — their winding sheets. I could as soon dislodge a shade. I seem to inhale learning, walking amid their foliage...
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THE WORKS OF CHARLES LAMB

1856
...though all the souls of all the writers, that have bequeathed their labours to these Bodleians, were reposing here, as in some dormitory or middle state....not want to handle, to profane the leaves — their winding sheets. I could as soon dislodge a shade. I seem to inhale learning, walking amid their foliage...
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The Cornhill Magazine

William Makepeace Thackeray - England - 1907
...the souls of all he writers that have bequeathed their labours to these Bodlcians were reposing lere, as in some dormitory, or middle state. I do not want to handle, to profane he leaves, their winding sheets. I could as soon dislodge a shade. I seem to nhale learning walking...
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The Congregational Review, Volume 2

Congregationalism - 1862
...scattered like a storm-struck fleet, and fall into the hands of the uninitiated. He had been wont " to inhale learning, walking amid their foliage ; and the odour of their old moth-scented coverings was O * " fragrant as the first bloom of those sciential apples which grew amid the happy orchard."...
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