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" I am in love with this green earth; the face of town and country; the unspeakable rural solitudes, and the sweet security of streets. I would set up my tabernacle here. I am content to stand still at the age to which I am arrived ; I, and my friends :... "
The American Whig Review - Página 514
1848
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Essays of Elia, Volumen1

Charles Lamb - 1888 - 320 páginas
...solitudes, and the sweet security of streets. I would set up my tabernacle here. I am content to stand still at the age to which I am arrived ; I, and my friends...or drop, like mellow fruit, as they say, into the grave.—Any alteration, on this earth of mine, in diet or in lodging, puzzles and discomposes me....
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The Essays of Elia and Eliana

Charles Lamb - 1890 - 584 páginas
...security of streets. I would set up my tabernacle here. I am content to stand still at tho age to which .l am arrived ; I, and my friends : to be no younger,...diet or in lodging, puzzles and discomposes me. My household-gods plant a terrible fixed foot, and are not rooted up without blood. They do not willingly...
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The Essays of Elia

Charles Lamb - 1890 - 472 páginas
...tabernacle here. I am content to stand still at the age to which I am arrived ; I, and my fri 3nds : to be no younger, no richer, no handsomer. I do not want to be weaned by age ; or drop, like meiiow fruit, as they say, into the grave. — Any alteration, on this earth of mine, in diet or in...
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The Essays of Elia

Charles Lamb - 1892 - 348 páginas
...solitudes, and the sweet security of streets. I would set up my tabernacle here. I am content to stand still at the age to which I am arrived; I, and my friends:...diet or in lodging, puzzles and discomposes me. My householdgods plant a terrible fixed foot, and are not rooted up without blood. They do not willingly...
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Charles Lamb's Essays

Charles Lamb - 1892 - 604 páginas
...solitudes, and the sweet security of streets. I would set up my tabernacle here. I am content to stand still at the age to which I am arrived ; I, and my friends...diet or in lodging, puzzles and discomposes me. My householdgods plant a terrible fixed foot, and are not rooted up without blood. They do not willingly...
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Passages of the Bible: Chosen for Their Literary Beauty and Interest

James George Frazer - 1895 - 494 páginas
...tells us that precepts of this sort were not to his taste : he was in love with the green earth, he did not want ' to be weaned by age ; or drop, like mellow fruit, as they say, into the grave.' P. 152. ' As a servant earnestly dcsireth the shadow.' The labourer looks eagerly for the falling of...
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Selections from the Essays of Elia

Charles Lamb - 1897 - 228 páginas
...solitudes, and the sweet security of streets. I would set up my tabernacle here. I am content to stand still at the age to which I am arrived ; I, and my friends ; to be no younger, no richer, 25 no handsomer. I do not want to be weaned by age ; or drop, like mellow fruit, as they say, into...
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Guesses at the Riddle of Existence: And Other Essays on Kindred Subjects

Goldwin Smith - 1898 - 320 páginas
...solitudes, and the sweet security of streets. I would set up my tabernacle here. I am content to stand still at the age to which I am arrived; I, and my friends...drop, like mellow fruit, as they say, into the grave." l This is the general voice of nature, though varied sometimes by the note of weariness or despair....
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Proceedings of the Literary & Philosophical Society of Liverpool, Tema 55

Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool - 1901 - 200 páginas
...and the sweet security of streets. I would set up my tabernacle here ; I am content to stand still at the age to which I am arrived ; I, and my friends,...drop like mellow fruit as they say into the grave. . . . Can a ghost laugh or shake his gaunt sides when you are pleasant with him ? . . . Some have wooed...
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Crowned Masterpieces of Literature that Have Advanced Civilization ..., Volumen7

David Josiah Brewer - 1902 - 450 páginas
...solitudes, and the sweet security of streets. I would set up my tabernacle here. I am content to stand still at the age to which I am arrived; I, and my friends:...puzzles and discomposes me. My household gods plant a terribly fixed foot, and are not rooted up without blood. They do not willingly seek Lavinian shores....
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