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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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Elia

Charles Lamb - 1911 - 348 páginas
...sweet security of streets. I would set up my tabernacle here. I am content to stand still at the age 25 to which I am arrived; I, and my friends: to be no...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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Poems and Plays

Charles Lamb, Mary Lamb - 1912 - 436 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." Such sentiments probably called forth some private as well as public protests ; and it was, as I imagine,...
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The Methodist Quarterly Review, Volumen18;Volumen40

1858 - 688 páginas
...at the age to which I am arrived — I and my friends : to be no younger, no richer, no handsomer. Any alteration on this earth of mine, in diet or in lodging, puzzles and discomposes me. Mv household gods plant a terrible fixed foot, and are not rooted up without blood. They do not willingly...
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Poems and plays

Charles Lamb - 1913 - 436 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." Such sentiments probably called forth some private as well as public protests; and it was, as I imagine,...
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Letters, 1796-1820

Charles Lamb - 1913 - 624 páginas
...moving.' " Lamb later elaborated and condensed this passage, in the Elia essay " New Year's Eve " : " Any alteration, on this earth of mine, in diet or in lodging, puzzles and discomposes me. My household-gods plant a terrible fixed foot, and are not rooted up without blood." " Mrs. Clarke." Mary...
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The English Essay and Essayists

Hugh Walker - 1915 - 400 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 household-gods plant a terrible fixed foot, and are not rooted up without blood. They do not willingly...
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Recovered Yesterdays in Literature

William Alfred Quayle - 1916 - 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. Shall I enjoy friendships there, wanting the smiling indications which point me to them here — the...
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Why We Should Read--

Stuart Petre Brodie Mais - 1921 - 332 páginas
...tabernacles here. I am content to stand still, at the age to which I am arrived. ... I do not want ... to drop, like mellow fruit, as they say, into the grave. Any alteration, on this earth of mine . . . puzzles and discomposes me ... a new state of being staggers me. Sun, and sky, and breeze, and...
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Ann and Her Mother

O. Douglas - 1922 - 296 páginas
...green book from a bookshelf. "This, I think it was," she said, and read: " 1 am content to stand still at the age to which I am arrived; I, and my friends,...younger, no richer, no handsomer. I do not want to be wearied by age, or drop like mellow fruit, as they say, into the grave. . . .' " "Poor Charles Lamb!"...
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The Outline of Literature, Volumen3

John Drinkwater - 1927 - 606 páginas
...tabernacles here. I am content to stand still at the age to which I am arrived. ... I do not want . . . to drop, like mellow fruit, as they say, into the grave. Any alteration, on this earth of mine . . . puzzles and discomposes me ... a new state of being staggers me. Sun, and sky, and breeze, and...
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