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" This rambling propensity strengthened with my years. Books of voyages and travels became my passion, and in devouring their contents, I neglected the regular exercises of the school. How wistfully would I wander about the... "
The Quarterly Review - Page 153
by Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1863
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The Edinburgh magazine, and literary miscellany, a new series of The Scots ...

Literary Criticism - 1819
...I neglected the regular exercises of the school. How wistfully would I wander about the pier heads in fine weather, and watch the parting ships, bound...waft myself in imagination to the ends of the earth. " Farther reading and '.hinking, though they brought this vague inclination into more reasonable bounds,...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Volume 1

Washington Irving - England - 1822
...I neglected the regular exercises of the school. How wistfully would I wander about the pier heads in fine weather, and watch the parting ships bound...waft myself in imagination to the ends of the earth ! Farther reading and thinking, though they brought this vague inclination into more reasonable bounds,...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Volume 1

Washington Irving - 1820 - 419 pages
...I neglected the regular exercises of the school. How wistfully would I wander about the pier heads in fine weather, and watch the parting ships bound...waft myself in imagination to the ends of the earth. Farther reading and thinking, though they brought this vague inclination into more reasonable bounds,...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [pseud.] ...

Washington Irving - Literary Criticism - 1824
...I neglected the regular exercises of the school. How wistfully would I wander about the pier heads in fine weather, and watch the parting ships bound...waft myself in imagination to the ends of the earth ! Farther reading and thinking, though they brought this vague inclination into more reasonable bounds,...
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The Portfolio of Entertaining & Instructive Varieties in History ..., Volume 3

Literary Criticism - 1824
...I neglected the regular exercises of the school. How wistfully would 1 wander about the pier heads in fine weather, and watch the parting ships bound...waft myself in imagination to the ends of the earth. " Farther reading and thinking, though they brought this vague inclination ituo more reasonable bounds,...
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The Literary magnet of the belles lettres, science, and the fine arts, ed ...

Tobias Merton (pseud) - 1824
...neglected the regular exercises of the school. How wishfully would I wander about the pier-head in tine weather, and watch the parting ships, bound to distant...gaze after their lessening sails, and waft myself in imagination'-to the ends of the earth !" He first visited various parts of his own country, but, longing...
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The London Quarterly Review, Volumes 113-114

1863
...after history, grew up an imaginative, impressive child, with quick tastes and ready sympathies,and a strong predilection for almost everything in turn...climes ! with what longing eyes would I gaze after tlieir lessening sails, and waft myself in imagination to the ends of the earth ! ' At the age of fourteen,...
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Esq, Volume 1

Washington Irving - Catskill Mountains Region (N.Y.) - 1834 - 316 pages
...I neglected the regular exercises of the school. How wistfully would I wander about the pier heads in fine weather, and watch the parting ships bound...waft myself in imagination to the ends of the earth ! Farther reading and thinking, though they brought this vague inclination into more reasonable bounds,...
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The sketch book of Geoffrey Crayon, gent, Volume 1

Washington Irving - 1834 - 374 pages
...I neglected the regular exercises of the school. How wistfully would I wander about the pier heads in fine weather, and watch the parting ships bound...to distant climes ! with what longing eyes would I gazs after their lessening sails, and waft myself in imagination to the ends of the earth ! Farther...
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [pseud.], Volume 1

Washington Irving - Literary Criticism - 1836
...I neglected the regular exercises of the school. How wistfully would I wander about the pier heads in fine weather, and watch the parting ships, bound...waft myself in imagination to the ends of the earth ! Farther reading and thinking, though they brought this vague inclination into more reasonable bounds,...
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