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" Ah ! Vanitas Vanitatum ! which of us is happy in this world ? Which of us has his desire ? or having it, is satisfied ? — come, children, let us shut up the box and the puppets, for our play is played out. "
The British Chess Magazine - Page 430
1886
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Boston Public Schools: Outline of Lessons in Drawing, 1898-99

James Frederick Hopkins - Drawing - 1898 - 241 pages
...hurls his glistring beams through gloomy ayre. SPENSER. — Faerie Queene. 240 Come, children, let us shut up the box and the puppets, for our play is played out. THACKERAY. \: ...
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Without Prejudice

Israel Zangwill - 1899 - 384 pages
...fine glow when he finished " Vanity Fair," despite his genial simulation of " Come, children, let us shut up the box and the puppets, for our play is played out." Dickens, who had not humour enough for such self -mockery, took his endings very seriously indeed,...
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Proceedings of the Manchester Institute of Arts and Sciences, Volumes 1-3

Manchester institute of arts and sciences, Manchester, N.H. - Science - 1900
...happy in this world? Which of us has our desire? Or having it, is satisfied? Come, Children, let us shut up the box and the puppets, for our play is played out." He is like the French writers of the i8th century whom personally he did not like, because of his clearness...
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Works: Vanity fair

William Makepeace Thackeray, Sir Leslie Stephen - 1901
...happy in this world ? Which of us has his desire? or, having it, is satisfied?—come, children, let us shut up the box and the puppets, for our play is played out. THE LIBRARY EDITION. Twenty-four Volumes, Large Crown 8vo. 7*. &£. each, with Illustrations by the...
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Arthur Wing Pinero, Playwright: A Study

Hamilton Fyfe - 1902 - 250 pages
...Thackeray outraged all right feeling when he wrote, at the end of Vanity Fair, "Come, children, let us shut up the box and the puppets, for our play is played out." But no one could resent Mr Phenyl and pretty little Lavender and Mrs Gilfillian and the charming Minnie...
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The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray, Volume 3

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1903
...in this world? Which of us has his desire? or, having it, is satisfied? — come, children, let us shut up the box and the puppets, for our play is played out. ' A FINE IS INCURRED IF THIS BOOK IS NOT RETURNED TO THE LIBRARY ON OR BEFCH^THE LAST DATE STAMPED BELdW>V...
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The Faith of Robert Louis Stevenson

John Kelman - Authors, Scottish - 1903 - 301 pages
...happy in this world ? Which of us has his desire ? or having it is satisfied ? Come, children, let us shut up the box and the puppets, for our play is played out.' How different is Thackeray's sad conclusion from the sprightly and deliberate confession of childishness...
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The Makers of English Fiction

William James Dawson - Authors, British - 1905 - 316 pages
...uses the right word for his creatures when he speaks of them as " puppets": " Come, children, let us shut up the box and the puppets, for our play is played out." We read of Dickens becoming so interested in his creatures that he wept and laughed over them; and...
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The Makers of English Fiction

William James Dawson - Authors, British - 1905 - 316 pages
...uses the right word for his creatures when he speaks of them as " puppets " : " Come, children, let us shut up the box and the puppets, for our play is played out." We read of Dickens becoming so interested in his creatures that he wept and laughed over them ; and...
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Seen and Unseen

Emily Katherine Bates - Parapsychology - 1907 - 323 pages
...in my daily life. And now let me say, in the words of our great novelist: " Come, children, let us shut up the box and the puppets, for our play is played out! " Only I trust in this case we have managed to rise a little above the usual atmosphere of Vanity Fair....
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