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" When I am as it were completely myself, entirely alone and of good cheer — say, travelling in a carriage, or walking after a good meal, or during the night when I cannot sleep — it is on such occasions that my ideas flow best and most abundantly.... "
The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror - Page 167
1826
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Nugæ litterariæ; or, Brief essays on literary, social, and other themes

Sir William MATHEWS - 1896 - 344 pages
...composing music, he names certain occasions when his ideas flow best and most abundantly, and adds : " Whence and how they come I know not, nor can I force them. . . . Why productions take from my hand that particular form and style which makes them Mozartish,...
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Nugae Litterariae: Or, Brief Essays on Literary, Social, and Other Themes

William Mathews - English essays - 1896 - 344 pages
...music, he names certain occasions when his ideas flow best and most abundantly, and adds : " Wlience and how they come I know not, nor can I force them. . . . Why productions take from my hand that particular form and style which makes them Mozartish,...
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Nugæ Litterariae: Or, Brief Essays on Literary, Social, and Other Themes

William Mathews - American essays - 1896 - 344 pages
...music, he names certain occasions when his ideas flow best and most abundantly, and adds : " WJience and how they come I know not, nor can I force them. . . . Why productions take from my hand that particular form and style which makes them Mozartish,...
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Memory and Its Cultivation

Frederick William Edridge-Green - Attention - 1897 - 311 pages
...alone, and of good cheer — say, travelling in a carriage, or walking after a good meal, or during the night when I cannot sleep — it is on such occasions...come, I know not, nor can I force them. Those ideas which please me I retain in my memory, and am accustomed (as I have been told) to hum them to myself....
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Memory and Its Cultivation

Frederick William Eldridge-Green - Memory - 1897 - 311 pages
...good cheer — say, travelling in a carriage, or walking after a good meal, or during the night wheu I cannot sleep — it is on such occasions that my...come, I know not, nor can I force them. Those ideas which please me I retain in my memory, and a •> accustomed (as I have been told) to hum them to myself....
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The Leisure Hour, Volume 34

Great Britain - 1885
...alone, and of good cheer — say travelling in a carriage, or walking after a good meal, or during the night when I cannot sleep — it is on such occasions...and how they come I know not, nor can I force them." He then tells how he retains the themes that please him, humming them over sometimes to himself, as...
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Culture by Self-help in a Literary, an Academic Or an Oratorical Career

Robert Waters - Self-culture - 1909 - 369 pages
...or sitting up during the night when I cannot sleep—it is on such occasions that my ideas flow fast and most abundantly. Whence and how they come, I know...me I retain in my memory, and am accustomed (as I am told) to hum them to myself. If I continue in this way, it soon occurs to me how I may turn this...
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Culture by Self-help in a Literary, an Academic Or an Oratorical Career

Robert Waters - Self-culture - 1909 - 369 pages
...of good cheer, say travelling in a carriage, or walking after a good meal, or sitting up during the night when I cannot sleep — it is on such occasions that my ideas flow fast and most abundantly. Whence and how they come, I know not; nor can I force them. Those ideas that...
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The Encyclopædia of Face and Form Reading: Showing Personal Traits, Both ...

Mary Olmstead Stanton - Physiognomy - 1913 - 1229 pages
...of good cheer, say, traveling in a carriage or walking after a good meal, or during the night when 1 cannot sleep, it is on such occasions that my ideas flow best and most abundantly. Wlience or hov> they come, I know not, nor can I force them. Those ideas that please me I retain in...
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The Philosophy of Plotinus: The Gifford Lectures at St. Andrews ..., Volume 2

William Ralph Inge - 1918 - 254 pages
...feeling of exaltation and happiness. ' When and how my ideas come I know not, nor can I force them. Those that please me I retain in my memory and am accustomed, as I have been told, to hum them to myself. ... All this fires my soul, and provided I am not disturbed my subject enlarges itself, becomes methodised...
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