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" What an antique air had the now almost effaced sun-dials, with their moral inscriptions, seeming coevals with that Time which they measured, and to take their revelations of its flight immediately from heaven, holding correspondence with the fountain... "
The Prose Works of Charles Lamb: Elia. First series - Page 185
by Charles Lamb - 1836
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The London Magazine, Volume 4

1821
...hall, where the fountain plays, which I have made to rise and fall, how many times ! to the astoundment of the young urchins, my contemporaries, who, not...they measured, and to take their revelations of its (light immediately from heaven, holding correspondence with the fountain of light ! How would the dark...
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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
...hall, where the fountain plays, which I have made to rise and fall how many times ! to the astoundment of the young urchins, my contemporaries, who, not...magic ! What an antique air had the now almost effaced sun dials, with their moral inscriptions, seeming coevals with that time which they measured, and to...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 25

Periodicals - 1844
...hall when the fountain plays, which I have made to rise and fall how many times! to the astoundment of the young urchins, my contemporaries, who, not...the wondrous work as magic! What an antique air had th now almost effaced sun-dials, with their moral inscription; seeming coevals with that time which...
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Criticisms

John William Lester - English literature - 1847 - 355 pages
...that hour" subdues us now. Charles Lamb, in one of his quaint but exquisite essays beautifully says: " What an antique air had the now almost effaced sun-dials, with their moral inscriptions, seeming coeval with that time which they measured, and to take their revelations of its flight immediately...
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Holidays Abroad: Or, Europe from the West, Volume 1

Caroline Matilda Kirkland - Europe - 1849
...hall, where the fountain plays that I have made to rise and fall how many times, to the astonishment of the young urchins my contemporaries, who, not being...almost tempted to hail the wondrous work as magic !" There are other quiet, enclosed nooks, too, all pavement and brick walls, but shut in from the thoroughfares,...
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The history and antiquities of All saints church, Sudbury, and of the parish ...

Charles Badham - 1852
...he says, ' ' had the almost effaced sundials, with their moral inscriptions, seeming coeval with the time which they measured, and to take their revelations...holding correspondence with the fountain of light ! How does the dark line steal imperceptibly on, watched by the eye of childhood, eager to detect its movements,...
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Works, with a Sketch of His Life and Final Memorials, Volume 2

Charles Lamb - 1855
...hall, where the fountain plays, which I have made to rise and fall how many times ! to the astoundment of the young urchins, my contemporaries, who, not...magic ! What an antique air had the now almost effaced sun dials, with their moral inscriptions, seeming coevals with that time which they measured, and to...
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THE WORKS OF CHARLES LAMB

1856
...hall, where the fountain plays, which I have made to rise and fall how many times ! to the astoundment of the young urchins, my contemporaries, who, not...magic ! What an antique air had the now almost effaced sun dials, with their moral inscriptions, seeming coevals with that time which they measured, and to...
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London and its environs [ed. by J.Y.J.].

Black Adam and Charles, ltd - 1862
...of Harcourt ! What a collegiate aspect has that fine Elizabethan hall ! What an antique air had the sundials with their moral inscriptions seeming coevals with that time which they measured !" GRAY'S INN stands on the north side of Holborn and abuts on Gray's Inn Lane. It derives its name...
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Things to be Remembered in Daily Life: With Personal Experiences and ...

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1863 - 262 pages
...without mottoes. Charles Lamb has this charmingly reflective passage, suggested by the Temple dials : What an antique air had the now almost effaced sun-dials,...holding correspondence with the fountain of light ! How could the dark line stoal imperceptibly on, watched by the eye of childhood, eager to detect its movement,...
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