The Last Essays of Elia (Classic Reprint)

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Fb&c Limited, Nov 25, 2017 - 38 pages
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I was astonished at the indistinction of everything. Where had stood the great gates? What bounded the court-yard? Whereabout did the out-houses com mence? A few bricks only lay as representatives of that which was so stately and so spacious.

Death does not Shrink up his human victim at this rate. The burnt ashes of a man weigh more in their proportion.

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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

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