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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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Heroes of Literature: English Poets. A Book for Young Readers

John Dennis - Poets, English - 1883 - 406 pages
...hands. The influence it exercised was magical, and it was permanent. " I remember well," he wrote, " the spot where I read these volumes for the first time. It was beneath a large platanus tree, the ruins of which had been intended for an oldfashioned arbour. The summer day...
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Child life in prose, ed. by J.G. Whittier

Child life - 1884
...Shakespeare, nor can I forget the rapture with which I sat up in my shirt reading them by the firelight. lahs 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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Lady of the Lake

Sir Walter Scott - 1885 - 219 pages
...Delivered. But, above all, I then first became acquainted with Bishop Percy's Reliques of Ancient Poetry. I remember well the spot where I read these volumes for the first time. It was beneath a huge platanus-tree, in the ruins of what had been intended for an old-fashioned arbor in the garden I have...
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Landmarks of English Literature

Henry James Nicoll - English literature - 1886 - 460 pages
...with his aunt at Kelso, became acquainted with Percy's " Reliques." " I remember well," he says, " the spot where I read these volumes for the first time. It was beneath a huge plantanus tree, in the ruins of what had been intended for an old-fashioned arbour in the garden I...
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Tales of chivalry and the olden time

Sir Walter Scott - 1887 - 153 pages
...purpose. ... 355 " I then first became acquainted with Bishop Percy's Reliques of Ancient Poetry. ... I remember well the spot where I read these volumes for the first time. It was beneath a huge platanus-tree,1 in the ruins of what had been intended for an old-fashioned arbor in the 36 garden...
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Talesof chivalry and the olden time: selected from the works of Sir Walter Scott

Sir Walter Scott - 1887 - 153 pages
...purpose. ... 355 " I then first became acquainted with Bishop Percy's Reliques of Ancient Poetry. ... I remember well the spot where I read these volumes for the first time. It was beneath a huge platanus-tree,1 in the ruins of what had been intended for an old-fashioned arbor in the 360 garden...
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Tales of Chivalry and the Olden Time: Selected from the Works of Sir Walter ...

Sir Walter Scott - Readers - 1887 - 153 pages
...purpose. ... 355 " I then first became acquainted with Bishop Percy's Reliques of Ancient Poetry. ... I remember well the spot where I read these volumes for the first time. It was beneath a huge platanus-tree,1 in the ruins of what had been intended for an old-fashioned arbor in the 36 garden...
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The lady of the lake

Sir Walter Scott - 1890 - 218 pages
...Delivered. But, above all, I then first became acquainted with Bishop Percy's Reliques of Ancient Poetry. I remember well the spot where I read these volumes for the first time. It was beneath a huge platanus-tree, in the ruins of what had been intended for an old-fashioned arbor in the garden I have...
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Famous English Authors of the Nineteenth Century

Sarah Knowles Bolton - Authors, English - 1890 - 451 pages
...Percy's " Reliques of Ancient Poetry " were a constant delight. " I remember well the spot," he writes, " where I read these volumes for the first time. It was beneath a huge platanus-tree, in the ruins of what had been intended for an old-fashioned arbor. . . . The summer...
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Marmion

Sir Walter Scott - Flodden, Battle of, England, 1513 - 1891 - 281 pages
...But above all, 1 then first became acquainted with Bishop Percy's ' Reliques of Ancient Poetry.' ... I remember well the spot where I read these 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. The summer-day sped...
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