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" Visions you know have always been my pasture ; and so far from growing old enough to quarrel with their emptiness, I almost think there is no wisdom comparable to that of exchanging what is called the realities of life for dreams. Old castles, old pictures,... "
A catalogue of books: in all branches of literature, both ancient & modern ... - Page iv
by E. Jeans (Firm) - 1860 - 376 pages
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Correspondence ... with George Montagu ... hon. H.S. Conway [and others ...

Horace Walpole (4th earl of Orford.) - 1837
...growing old enough to quarrel with their emptiness, I almost think there is no wisdom comparable to that of exchanging what is called the realities of...past. The dead have exhausted their power of deceiving ; one can trust Catherine of Medicis now. In short, you have opened a new landscape to my fancy ; and...
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The Correspondence of Horace Walpole, with George Montagu, Esq., [and Others ...

Horace Walpole, George Montagu - 1837
...growing old enough to quarrel with their emptiness, I almost think there is no wisdom comparable to that of exchanging what is called the realities of...histories, and the babble of old people, make one live buck into centuries, that cannot disappoint one. One holds fast and surely what is past. The dead have...
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The letters of Horace Walpole [ed. by J. Wright].

Horace Walpole (4th earl of Orford.) - 1840
...growing old enough to quarrel with their emptiness, I almost think there is no wisdom comparable to that of exchanging what is called the realities of...past The dead have exhausted their power of deceiving ; one can trust Catherine of Medicis now. In short, you have opened a new landscape to my fancy ; and...
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The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford: Including Numerous ..., Volume 5

Horace Walpole, John Wright, George Agar Ellis Baron Dover - 1840
...growing old enough to quarrel with their emptiness, I almost think there is no wisdom comparable to that of exchanging what is called the realities of...The dead have exhausted their power of deceiving; one can trust Catherine of Medicis now. In short, you have opened a new landscape to my fancy; and...
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The Letters of Horace Walpole: Earl of Orford: Including Numerous Letters ...

Horace Walpole - Authors, English - 1842
...growing old enough to quarrel with their emptiness, I almost think there is no wisdom comparable to that of exchanging what is called the realities of...The dead have exhausted their power of deceiving; one can trust Catherine of Medicis now. In short, you have opened a new landscape to my fancy; and...
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Southey's Common-place book, Volume 4

Robert Southey - Literary Criticism - 1850
...growing old enough to quarrel with their emptiness, I almost think there is no wisdom comparable to that of exchanging what is called the realities of...past. The dead have exhausted their power of deceiving : one can trust Catharine of Medicis now." — Ibid. vol. 3, p. 126. "I WILL attempt in some measure...
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Southey's common-place book. Ed. by J.W. Warter

Robert Southey - 1851
...growing old enough to quarrel with their emptiness, I almost think there is no wisdom comparable to that of exchanging what is called the realities of...past. The dead have exhausted their power of deceiving : one can trust Catharine of Mediéis now." — Ibid. vol. 3, p. 126. " I WILL attempt in some measure...
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The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford, Volume 4

Horace Walpole - Authors, English - 1857
...growing old enough to quarrel with their emptiness, I almost think there is no wisdom comparable to that of exchanging what is called the realities of...The dead have exhausted their power of deceiving; one can trust Catherine of Medicis now. In short, you have opened a new landscape to my fancy; and...
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The Reminiscences of Sir Barrington Beaumont, Bart

Michael Barrington - Fiction - 1902 - 308 pages
...to that of exchanging realities for dreams. Old castles, old chronicles, old pictures, old armour, and the babble of old people, make one live back into centuries that cannot disappoint one. The dead have lost their powers of deception." Lady Betty agreed with him so enthusiastically that...
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