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" These studies were totally unregulated and undirected. My tutor thought it almost a sin to open a profane play or poem; and my mother, besides that she might be in some degree trammelled by the religious scruples which he suggested, had no longer the... "
Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart.. - Page 35
by John Gibson Lockhart - 1837
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The American Quarterly Review, Volume 22

Robert Walsh - 1837
...with avidity such books of history or poetry or voyages and travels as chance presented to me — not forgetting the usual, or rather ten times the usual,...my mother, besides that she might be in some degree tramelled by the religious scruples which he suggested, had no longer the opportunity to hear me read...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 9

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, Timothy Flint, Washington Irving, John Holmes Agnew - Periodicals - 1837
...with avidity such books of history or poetry or voyages and travels as chance presented to me — not forgetting the usual, or rather ten times the usual...quantity of fairy tales, eastern stories, romances, etc. These studies were totally unregulated and undirected. My tutor thought it almost a sin to open...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 165

Early English newspapers - 1838
...with avidity such books of history, or poetry, or voyages and travels, as chance presented to me, not forgetting the usual or rather ten times the usual...thought it almost a sin to open a profane play or poem, aud my mother, besides that she might be in some degree tramellcd by the religious scruples which he...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Writings of Sir Edward Lytton, Volume 1

Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton - Great Britain - 1841
...between Persius and Tacitus, filled up with " books of history or poetry, or voyages and travels, not forgetting the usual, or rather ten times the usual...quantity of fairy tales, eastern stories, romances, &c.,"f enchanted labyrinths without a guide ! then Shakspeare first discovered (happy boy !) at an...
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Memoirs of the life of sir Walter Scott

John Gibson Lockhart - 1845
...the usual, or rather ten times the usual, quantity of fairy tales, eastern stories, romances, &ÍC. These studies were totally unregulated and undirected....profane play or poem ; and my mother, besides that sho might be in some degree trammelled by the religious scruples which he suggested, had no longer...
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The Waverley Novels: With the Author's Last Corrections and Additions, Volume 10

Sir Walter Scott - Crafts & Hobbies - 1847
...avidity such books of history or poetry, or voyages and travels, as chance presented to me — not forgetting the usual, or rather ten times the usual,...eastern stories, romances. &c. These studies were totaljy unregulated ana undirected. My tutor thought it almost a sin to open a profane play or poem...
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Memoirs of the life of sir Walter Scott

John Gibson Lockhart - 1850
...not forgetting the usual, or rather ten times tho usual, quantity of fairy tales, eastern storie*, romances, &c. These studies were totally unregulated...trammelled by the religious scruples which he suggested, hud no longer the opportunity to hear me read poetry as formerly. I found, however, in lier dn'ssingroom...
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The life of Sir Walter Scott, bart, Volume 1

John Gibson Lockhart - Literary Criticism - 1853 - 837 pages
...chance presented to me—not forgetting the usual, or rather ten times the usual, quantity of fuiry tales, eastern stories, romances, &c. These studies...religious scruples which he suggested, had no longer tho opportunity to hear me read poetry as formerly. I found, however, in her dressing-room (where I...
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Frank Leslie's Sunday Magazine, Volume 10

1881
...hia relations to literature changed, as the following passage from his autobiography will show : " My tutor thought it almost a sin to open a profane play or poem ; and my mother had no longer the opportunity to hear me read poetry as formerly. I found, however, in her dressing-room,...
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