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" Delilahs of my imagination, considered as the subject of sober research, grave commentary, and apt illustration, by an editor who showed his poetical genius was capable of emulating the best qualities of what his pious labour preserved. "
Story of the life of sir Walter Scott, revised, with additions, incl. the ... - Page 41
by Robert Chambers - 1894 - 144 pages
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American Quarterly Review, Volume 22

Robert Walsh - United States - 1837 - 504 pages
...same kind which had amused my childhood, and still continued in secret the Delilnhs of my imagination, considered as the subject of sober research, grave...volumes for the first time. It was beneath a huge platanus tree, in the ruins of what had been intended for an old-fashioned arbour in the garden I have...
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Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart, Volume 1

John Gibson Lockhart - Authors, Scottish - 1837 - 610 pages
...same kind which had amused my childhood, and still continued in secret the Delilahs of my imagination, considered as the subject of sober research, grave...best qualities of what his pious labour preserved. \l remember well the spot where I read these volumes for the first time. It was beneath a huge platanus-tree,...
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Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart, Volume 1

John Gibson Lockhart - Authors, English - 1837 - 318 pages
...who showed his poetical genius was capable of emulating the best qualities of what his pious labor preserved. I remember well the spot where I read these...ruins of what had been intended for an old-fashioned arbor in the garden I have mentioned. The summer day sped onward so fast, that notwithstanding the...
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Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart, Volume 1

John Gibson Lockhart - Authors, Scottish - 1837 - 324 pages
...same kind which had amused my childhood, and still continued in secret the Delilahs of my imagination, considered as the subject of sober research, grave...of emulating the best qualities of what his pious labor preserved. I remember well the spot where I read these volumes for the first time. It was beneath...
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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal, Volume 10

1837 - 828 pages
...deemed a subject worthy of grave research and expanded illustration, by one whose "genius showed that he was capable of emulating the best qualities of what his pious labour had preserved." He retained iu after life a distinct remembrance of the very spot in which these volumes...
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Gentleman's Magazine: And Historical Chronicle, Volume 165

Early English newspapers - 1838 - 1080 pages
...same kind which had amused my childhood, and still continued in secret the Delilahs of my imagination, considered as the subject of sober research, grave...of emulating the best qualities of what his pious labours preserved. I remember well the spot where I read these volumes for the first time. It was beneath...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 164

English essays - 1838 - 782 pages
...had amused my childhood, and still continued in secret the Delilahs of my imagination, considered u the subject of sober research, grave commentary, and...of emulating the best qualities of what his pious labours preserved. I remember well the spot where I read these volumes for the first time. It was beneath...
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Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart, Volume 1

John Gibson Lockhart - Authors, Scottish - 1839 - 422 pages
...same kind which had amused my childhood, and still continued in secret the Delilahs of my imagination, considered as the subject of sober research, grave...volumes for the first time. It was beneath a huge platan us-tree, in the ruins of what had been intended for an old-fashioned arbour in the garden I...
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The Christian Examiner and General Review

Francis Jenks, James Walker, Francis William Pitt Greenwood, William Ware - Liberalism (Religion) - 1839 - 420 pages
...same kind which had amused my childhood, and still continued in secret the Delilahs of my imagination, considered as the subject of sober research, grave...of emulating the best qualities of what his pious labor preserved." His love of natural beauty was awakened among those scenes which he did so much afterwards...
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A course of lectures on dramatic art and literature tr. [from ..., Volume 2

August Wilhelm von Schlegel - 1840 - 434 pages
...same kind which had amused my childhood, and still continued in secret the Delilahs of my imagination, considered as the subject of sober research, grave...best qualities of what his pious labour preserved. — Sir H'. Scott't Autobiography, PARTS I, II, III, IV, V, VI, & VII. THE PLAYS OF PHILIP MASSINCER,...
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