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" I possessed, it may be imagined, but cannot be described, with what delight I saw pieces of the 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 commentary,... "
The American Quarterly Review - Page 214
by Robert Walsh - 1837
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Memoirs of the life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart, Volume 1

John Gibson Lockhart - 1838
...saw pieces of the same kind which had amused my childhood, and still continued in secret the Delilahs of my imagination, considered as the subject of sober...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

History - 1837
...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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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 165

Early English newspapers - 1838
...saw pieces of the same kind which had amused my childhood, and still continued in secret the Delilahs of my imagination, considered as the subject of sober...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

Edward Cave, John Nichols - Literature - 1838
...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
...saw pieces of the same kind which had amused my childhood, and still continued in secret the Delilahs of my imagination, considered as the subject of sober...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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Memoirs of the life of sir Walter Scott [by J.G. Lockhart].

John Gibson Lockhart - 1839
...saw pieces of the same kind which had amused my childhood, and still continued in secret the Delilahs of my imagination, considered as the subject of sober...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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Christian Examiner, Volume 7; Volume 25

Theology - 1839
...saw pieces of the same kind which had amused my childhood, and still continued in secret the Delilahs of my imagination, considered as the subject of sober...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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The Christian Examiner and General Review

Francis Jenks, James Walker, Francis William Pitt Greenwood, William Ware - 1839
...saw pieces of the same kind which had amused my childhood, and still continued in secret the Delilahs of my imagination, considered as the subject of sober...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 Ueber ...

August Wilhelm von Schlegel - 1840
...saw pieces of the same kind which had amused my childhood, and still continued in secret the Delilahs of my imagination, considered as the subject of sober...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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