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" The first time, too, I could scrape a few shillings together, which were not common occurrences with me, I bought unto myself a copy of these beloved volumes ; nor do I believe I ever read a book half so frequently, or with half the enthusiasm. "
The American Quarterly Review - Page 215
by Robert Walsh - 1837
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Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart..

John Gibson Lockhart - 1837
...of Bishop Percy. The first time, too, I could scrape a few shillings together, which were not common occurrences with me, I bought unto myself a copy of...acquainted with the works of Richardson, and those of Mackenzie—(whom in later years I became entitled to call my friend)—with Fielding, Smollet, and...
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A Bibliographical List of the Works that Have Been Published: Towards ...

John Russell Smith - English language - 1839 - 24 pages
...Bishop Percy's Reliques of Ancient Poetry. The first time I could scrape together a few shillings, I bought unto myself a copy of these beloved volumes...book half so frequently or with half the enthusiasm-" — Sir Walter Scott's Autobiography. " The most agreeable selection which perhaps exists in any language."...
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The merry tales of the wise men of Gotham [by A.B.] ed. by J.O. Halliwell

A. B - 1840
...Bishop Percy's Reliques of Ancient Poetry. The first time I could scrape together a few shillings, I bought unto myself a copy of these beloved volumes:...half so frequently, or with half the enthusiasm." — Sir Walter Scott's Autobiography. MASSINGER'S DRAMATIC WORKS, with Notes, by W. GIFFORD, Editor...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Writings of Sir Edward Lytton, Volume 1

Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton - Great Britain - 1841
...been intended for an old-fashioned arbour, that I read these volumes for the first time! * * * * * Nor do I believe I ever read a book half so frequently, or with half the enthusiasm." About the same time (what a year of acquisitions, — of associations !) to Shakspeare, Spencer, Percy, were...
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The complete works of Michael de Montaigne; tr. (ed.) by W. Hazlitt

Michel Eyquem de Montaigne - 1842
...Bishop Percy's Reliques of Ancient Poetry. The first time I could •crape Aether a few shillings, I bought unto myself a copy of these beloved volumes : nor do I believe I ever read a book half »o frequently, or with half the enthusiasm.— Sir Waiter Scott's Autobiography. Also, uniform with...
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Torrent of Portugal: An English metrical romance. Now first published from ...

James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - English poetry - 1842 - 120 pages
...Bishop Percy's Reliques of Ancient Poetry. The first time I coul'd scrape together a few shillings, I bought unto myself a copy of these beloved volumes: nor do I believe 1 ever read a book half so frequently, or with half the enthusiasm." — Sir Waller Scott's Autobiography.'...
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Love letters of Mrs. Piozzi: written when she was eighty, to William ...

Hester Lynch Piozzi, William Augustus Conway - 1843 - 39 pages
...Bishop Percy's Reliques of Ancient Poetry. The first time I could scrape together a few shillings, I bought unto myself a copy of these beloved volumes...half so frequently, or with half the enthusiasm." — Sir Walter Scott's Autobiography. MASSINGER'S DRAMATIC WORKS, with Notes, by W. GIFFORD, Editor...
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The Nursery Rhymes of England: Obtained Principally from Oral Tradition

1843
...Bishop Percy's Reliques of Ancient Poetry. The first time I could scrape together a few shillings, I bought unto myself a copy of these beloved volumes...half so frequently, or with half the enthusiasm."— Sir W. Scott's Autobiography* MASSINGER'S DRAMATIC WORKS. With Notes, by W. GIFFORD, Editor of " Ben...
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Love Letters of Mrs. Piozzi: Written when She was Eighty to William Augustus ...

Hester Lynch Piozzi, William Augustus Conway - Authors, English - 1843 - 39 pages
...Bishop Percy's Reliques of Ancient Poetry. The first time I could scrape together a few shillings, I bought unto myself a copy of these beloved volumes : nor do I beUeve I ever read a book half so frequently, or with half the enthusiasm." — Sir Walter Scott's...
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Memoirs of the life of sir Walter Scott

John Gibson Lockhart - 1845
...of Bishop Percy. The first time, too, I could scrape a few shillings together, which were not common occurrences with me, I bought unto myself a copy of...beloved volumes ; nor do I believe I ever read a book hah' so frequently, or with half the enthusiasm. About this period also I became acquainted with the...
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