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" Those metaphors solace me not, nor sweeten the unpalatable draught of mortality. I care not to be carried with the tide, that smoothly bears human life to eternity; and reluct at the inevitable course of destiny. I am in love with this green earth; the... "
The Quarterly Review - Page 60
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The London Magazine, Volume 3

1821 - 746 pages
...smoothly bears human life to eternity; and reluct at the inevitable course of destiny. I am in love with @ T4 P O @ @D D :4 , KF ڠҶ >Q D$ m _ h؄J Bn★ n %. J R !; q 3s! ( 3 rjo handsomer. I do not want to be weaned by age ; or drop, like mellow fruit, as they say, into the...
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The British Cyclopaedia of the Arts, Sciences, History, Geography ...

1838 - 1050 pages
...smoothly bears human life to eternity, and reluct at the inevitable course of destiny. [ am in love with this green earth — the face of town and country — the unspeakable rural sob'tudes, and ;he sweet security of streets. I would set up my tabernacle here. I am content to stand...
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The Methodist Quarterly Review, Volume 18; Volume 40

Methodist Church - 1858 - 690 pages
...smoothly bears human life to eternity ; and reluct at the inevitable course of destiny. I am in love with this green earth ; the face of town and country ;...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. My household...
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The Saint Petersburg English Review of Literature, the Arts and ..., Volume 2

1842 - 630 pages
...Sinnazzaro. (') He is in love, • to use the exquisite words of Charles Lamb — he is in love with this" green earth, the face of town • and country, the unspeakable rural solitudes. But this love, a reverent and thoughtful passion, differs immeasurably from that vain and eager...
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The Journey of Life

Catherine Sinclair - Life - 1847 - 400 pages
...shorten, I would fain lay my ineffectual finger upon the spoke of the great wheel. — I am in love with this green earth, the face of town and country, the...rural solitudes, and the sweet security of streets. — Sun, and sky, and breeze, and solitary walks, and summer holydays, and the greenness of fields,...
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The American Whig Review, Volumes 7-8

1848 - 1390 pages
...smoothly bears human life to eternity; and reluct at the inevitable course of destiny. I am in love with this green earth ; the face of town and country ;...would set up my tabernacle here. I am content to stand Btill at the age to which I am arrived — I, and my friends : to be no younger, no richer, no handsomer....
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The Works of Charles Lamb

Charles Lamb - English literature - 1852 - 688 pages
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The Sunday at Home, Volume 39

1891 - 868 pages
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Works, with a Sketch of His Life and Final Memorials, Volume 2

Charles Lamb - 1855 - 798 pages
...smoothly bears human life to eternity ; and reluct at the inevitable course of destiny. I am in love with this green earth ; the face of town and country ;...rural solitudes, and the sweet security of streets. 1 would set up my tabernacle here. I am content to stand still at the age to which I am arrived —...
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The Works of Charles Lamb: With a Sketch of His Life and Final ..., Volume 2

Charles Lamb, Thomas Noon Talfourd - English literature - 1855 - 624 pages
...the face of town and country ; the unspeakable rural solitudes, and the sweet security of streets. 1 would set up my tabernacle here. I am content to stand still at the age to which 1 am arrived — I, and my friends : to be no younger, no richer, no handsomer. I do not want to be...
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