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" I waked one morning in the beginning of last June from a dream, of which all I could recover was, that I had thought myself in an ancient castle (a very natural dream for a head filled like mine with Gothic story) and that on the uppermost banister of... "
Biographical Memoirs of Eminent Novelists, and Other Distinguished Persons - Page 306
by Walter Scott - 1834
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical: Illustrative of ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - Adventurer - 1810 - 499 pages
...which all I could recover was, that I had thought myself in an ancient castle (a very natural dream for a head filled like mine with gothic story) ; and that on the uppermost banister of a great staircase, I saw a gigantic hand in armour. In the evening I sat down, and began...
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Essays: Biographical, Critical, and Historical; Illustrative of ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - English essays - 1810
...which all I could recover was, that I had thought myself in an ancient castle (a very natural dream for a head filled like mine with gothic story); and that on the uppermost banister of a great staircase, I saw a gigantic hand in armour. In the evening I sat down, and began...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical: Illustrative of ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - Adventurer - 1810 - 499 pages
...all I could recover was, that I had thought myself in an ancient cas^ tie (a very natural dream for a head filled like' mine with gothic story) ; and that on the upper-. most banister of a great staircase, I saw a gigantic hand in armour. In the evening I sat down,...
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The History of Fiction: Being a Critical Account of the Most ..., Volume 3

John Colin Dunlop - Fiction - 1816 - 524 pages
...all I could recover was, that I had thought myself in an ancient castle, (a very natural dream for a head filled' like mine with Gothic story,) and that...write, without knowing in the least what I intended td say or relate. The work grew on my hands, and I grew fond of it. Add, that I ' was very glad to...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 4

1819
...ancient castle (a very natural dream for a head, filled, like mine, with gothic story), and that in the uppermost bannister of a great staircase, I saw a gigantic hand in armour. In the evening I sate down and began to write, without knowing in the least what I intended to say or relate.' The work...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 4

1819
...ancient castle (a very natural dream for a head, filled, like mine, with gothic story), and that in the uppermost bannister of a great staircase, I saw a gigantic hand in armour. In the evening I sate down and began to write, without knowing in the least what I intended to say or relate. The work...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 4

England - 1819
...ancient castle (a very natural dream for a head, filled, like mine, with gothic story), and that in the uppermost bannister of a great staircase, I saw a gigantic hand in armour. In the evening I sate down and began to write, without knowing in the least what I intended to say or relate. The work...
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The Novels of Sterne, Goldsmith, Dr. Johnson, Mackenzie, Horace Walpole, and ...

Laurence Sterne - 1823 - 659 pages
...all I could recover was, that I had thought myself in an ancient castle, (a very natural dream for a head filled like mine with gothic story,) and that...evening I sat down and began to write, without knowing hi the least what I intended to say or relate. The work grew on my hands, and I grew fond of it. Add,...
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The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select [by] Sholto and Reuben ..., Volume 11

Anecdotes - 1826
...all I could recover was, that I had thought myself in an ancient castle, (a very natural dream for a head filled like mine with gothic story), and that on the uppermost banister of a great staircase, I saw a gigantic hand in armour. In the evening I sat down, and began...
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The borough, continued. Occasional pieces. The world of dreams. Tales

George Crabbe - 1834
...natural dream for a head filled, like mine, with (iothic story), and that on the uppermost banister of a great staircase, I saw a gigantic hand, in armour....knowing in the least what I intended to say or relate. Die work grew on my hands, and 1 grew fond of it. Add, that I was very glad to think of any thing rather...
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