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" I have been watching it it fascinates my eye it never stops page after page is finished and thrown on that heap of MS., and still it goes on unwearied and so it will be till candles are brought in, and God knows how long after that. It... "
Romantic Professions: And Other Papers - Page 215
by William Powell James - 1894 - 225 pages
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 132

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, William Empson, Henry Reeve, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - 1870
...it ; it fascinates my eye ; it never stops ; page after page is thrown on that heap of manuscript, and still it goes on unwearied ; and so it will be...stand the sight of it when I am not at my books.' The hand was Walter Scott's, then at the task of finishing off, in the evenings of three summer weeks,...
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Stories from My Attic

Horace Elisha Scudder - History - 1896 - 269 pages
...candles are brought in, and God knows how long after that. It is the same every night : I can't stand a sight of it when I am not at my books.' ' Some...stupid, dogged, engrossing clerk, probably,' exclaimed myself, ' or some other giddy youth in our society.' ' No, boys ! ' said our host ; ' I well know...
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Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Volume 2

John Gibson Lockhart - Authors, Scottish - 1837 - 408 pages
...watching il-^-it fascinates my eye it never stops page after page is fmished and tbrown on that heap of MS., and still it goes on unwearied and...every night I can't stand the sight of it when I 9m notat my books." " Some stupid, dogged, engrossing clerk, probably," exclaimed myself, or some...
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Memoirs of the life of sir Walter Scott [by J.G. Lockhart].

John Gibson Lockhart - 1839
...candles are brought in, and God knows how long after that. It is the same every night I can't stand a sight of it when I am not at my books." " Some...stupid, dogged, engrossing clerk, probably," exclaimed myself, or some other giddy youth in our society. " No, boys," said our host, " I well know what hand...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 14

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1871
...will be till candles are brought in, and God knows how long after that. It is the same every night. 1 can't stand the sight of it when I am not at my books." It was the conclusion of "Waverley" which was being written in this untiring way, and the fact ...
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Memoirs of the life of sir Walter Scott

John Gibson Lockhart - 1845
...candles are brought in, and God knows how long after that. It is the same every night I can't stand a sight of it when I am not at my books." " Some...stupid, dogged, engrossing clerk, probably," exclaimed myself, or some other giddy youth in our society. " No, boys," said our host, " I well know what hand...
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Homes and Haunts of the Most Eminent British Poets, Volume 1

William Howitt - Literary landmarks - 1847
...candles are brought in, and God knows how long after that. It is the same every night I can't stand a sight of it when I am not at my books.' ' Some stupid, dogged, engrossing clerk, probably,' exclaimed myself, or some other giddy youth of our society. ' No, boys,' said our host, ' I well know what hand...
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The Waverley Novels: With the Author's Last Corrections and Additions, Volume 10

Sir Walter Scott - Crafts & Hobbies - 1847
...till candles are brought in, and God knows how long after that. It is me same every nifiht I can'l stand the sight of it when I am not at my books." 14 Some stupid, dodged, engrossing clerk, probably," exclaimed myself, or some other giddy youth...
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Narrative of the life of sir Walter Scott, bart., begun by himself and ...

John Gibson Lockhart - 1848
...candles are brought in, and God knows how long after that. It is the same every night I can't stand a sight of it when I am not at my books." " Some...stupid, dogged, engrossing clerk, probably," exclaimed myself, or some other giddy youth in our society. " No, boys," said our host, " I well know what hand...
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Life of Sir Walter Scott

Xavier Donald MacLeod - Authors, Scottish - 1852 - 298 pages
...written and thrown on that heap of manuscript, and still it goes on unwearied ; and so it will be until candles are brought in, and God knows how long after...books." " Some stupid, dogged, engrossing clerk," cried somebody. " No, boys," said Menzies. " I well know what hand it is. It is Walter Scott's !" And...
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