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" His curiosity and extravagant fondness herein arrived at that pitch, that he sold many acres of arable land to purchase books of knight-errantry, and carried home all he could lay hands on of that kind ! C. "
Adventures of Don Quixote de la Mancha - Page 2
by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra - 1875
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Don Quixote de la Mancha. Tr. by C. Jarvis

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Vicente de los Rios, Quixote de la Mancha (don, fict.name.) - 1819
...management of his domestic affairs; and his curiosity and extravagant fondness herein arrived to that pitch, that he sold many acres of arable land to purchase books of knighterrantry, and carried home all he could lay hands on of that kind. But, among them all, none pleased him so much...
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The Life and Adventures of Don Quixote de la Mancha: New Edition ..., Volume 1

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra - 1820
...knight-errantry, eagerly carrying home all he could lay his hands upon. But of all his choice store, none pleased him so much as those written by the famous Feliciano de Silva; for the glitter of his prose and perplexity of his style were to him so many pearls, and especially...
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The dynasty of the Kajars, tr. from the MS. [of ʻAbd al-Razzāḳ b. Najaf Ḳulī ...

ʻAbd al-Razzāḳ b. Najaf Ḳulī - 1833
..." la vueitra grandma" DON QUIXOTE, Ed, Re. Acad. Cap. Prim. fol. 3. " But of all bit choice store, none pleased him so much as those written by •' the famous Feliciano de Silra: for the glitter of his prose and the perplexity " of his style were to him so many pearls, and...
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The Literary Remains of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Volume 1

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Literature - 1836 - 438 pages
...has recourse to romances : — His curiosity and extravagant fondness herein arrived at that pitch, that he sold many acres of arable land to purchase books of knight-errantry, and carried home all he could lay hands on of that kind ! CI The more remote these romances were from...
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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal, Volume 10

1837
...recourse to romances : — "' His curiosity and extravagant fondness herein arrived at that pitch, that he sold many acres of arable land to purchase books of knight-errantry, and carried home all he could lay hands on of thut kind ! C. 1.' '* The more remote these romances...
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Don Quixote

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra - 1840
...management of his domestic affairs ; and his curiosity and extravagant fondness for them reached that pitch, that he sold many acres of arable land to purchase books of knight-errantry, and carried home all lie could lay hands on of that kind. But, among them all, none pleased him so...
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Notes and Lectures Upon Shakespeare and Some of the Old Poets and ..., Volume 2

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - English drama - 1849
...has recourse to romances : — His curiosity and extravagant fondness herein arrived at that pitch, that he sold many acres of arable land to purchase books of knight-errantry, and carried home all he could lav hands on of that kind ! C. 1. The more remote these romances were...
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Don Quixote de la Mancha

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra - Knights and knighthood - 1853 - 507 pages
...knight-errantry : collecting as many as he could possibly obtain. Among these, there were none he admired so much as those written by the famous Feliciano de...Silva, whose brilliant prose and intricate style were, inhisopinion, infinitely precious ; especially those amorous speeches and challenges in which they...
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THE COMPLETE WORKS OF SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE

PROFESSOR SHEDD - 1853
...has recourse to romances : — His curiosity and extravagant fondness herein arrived at that pitch, that he sold many acres of arable land to purchase books of knight-errantry, and carried home all he could lay hands on of that kind ! — 0. 1. The more remote these romances...
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The Complete Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: With an ..., Volume 4

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1854
...has recourse to romances : — His curiosity and extravagant fondness herein arrived at that pitch, that he sold many acres of arable land to purchase books of knight-errantry, and carried home all he could lay hands on of that kind ! — C. 1. more remote these romances were...
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