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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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1785-1824

Charles Wells Moulton - American literature - 1910
...BRYDGES, SIR SAMUEL EGERTON, 1800, ed. Phillips'* Theatrum Poetarum Anglicanorum, Preface, p. Ixx. th bitches, he drank with blackguards; he was miserable. We can see horribly clear, in the works arbor in the garden I have mentioned. The summer-day sped onward so fast, that notwithstanding the...
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The Lay of the Last Minstrel ...

Sir Walter Scott - 1910 - 158 pages
...at Kelso, made the acquaintance of Percy's Reliques of Ancient Poetry. Of these books he writes : " 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. ....
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Journeys Through Bookland, Volume 6

Charles H. Sylvester - 1922
...with a gladness that made him forget everything else in the world. "I remember well," he has written, "the spot where I read these volumes for the first...ruins of what had been intended for an old-fashioned arbor in the garden I have mentioned. The summer day sped onward so fast that, notwithstanding the...
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Walter Scott: The Making of the Novelist

Jane Millgate - Literary Criticism - 1987 - 223 pages
...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...grave commentary and apt illustration by an editor who shewed his poetical genius was capable of emulating the best qualities of what his pious labour preserved....
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The Medieval Revival and Its Influence on the Romantic Movement

R. R. Agrawal - Literary Criticism - 1990 - 291 pages
...read these ancient fragments of poetry in his school-days can be guessed from the following passage: "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 in the garden I have...
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Acts of Union: Scotland and the Literary Negotiation of the British Nation ...

Leith Davis - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 219 pages
...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...commentary, and apt illustration, by an editor who shewed his poetical genius was capable of emulating the best qualit1es of what his pious labour preserved,...
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Medievalism and the Academy, Issue 1

Leslie J. Workman, Kathleen Verduin, David Metzger, David D. Metzger - History - 1999 - 263 pages
...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...grave commentary and apt illustration by an editor who shewed his poetical genius was capable of emulating the best qualities of what his pious labors preserved....
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Ballad Collection, Lyric, and the Canon: The Call of the Popular from the ...

Steve Newman - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 294 pages
...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...commentary, and apt illustration, by an editor who shewed his poetical genius was capable of emulating the best qualities of what his pious labour preserved."2...
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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal, Volume 71

History - 1868
...I saw pieces of the kind which had amused my childhood, and still continued in secrctthe Delilahsoi my imagination, considered as the subject of sober...and apt illustration, by an editor, who showed his practical genius was capable of emulating the best qualities of what his pious labour had preserved....
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