Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" ... whether this might proceed from a law-suit which was then depending in the family, or my father's being a justice of the peace, I cannot determine; for I am not so vain as to think it presaged any dignity that I should arrive at in. "
Select British Classics - Page 4
1803
Full view - About this book

Masterpieces of British Literature: Ruskin: Macaulay: Brown: Tennyson ...

Horace Elisha Scudder - English literature - 1895 - 530 pages
...runs a story in the family, that [before I was born] my mother dreamt that she was [to bring forth] a judge; whether this might proceed from a lawsuit...life, though that was the interpretation which the neighborhood put upon it. The gravity of my behavior at my very first appearance in the world seemed...
Full view - About this book

The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers, from "The Spectator"

Joseph Addison - 1896 - 232 pages
...hundred years. There runs a story in the family, that my mother dreamt that she was brought to bed of a judge: whether this might proceed from a lawsuit...life, though that was the interpretation which the neighborhood put upon it.3 The gravity of my behavior at my very first appearance in the world seemed...
Full view - About this book

The English Humorists of the Eighteenth Century: Critical Reviews ; The ...

William Makepeace Thackeray - English literature - 1896 - 510 pages
...when my mother was gone with child of me about three months, she dreamt that she was brought to bed of a judge. Whether this might proceed from a lawsuit...life, though that was the interpretation which the neighborhood put upon it. The gravity of my behavior at my very first appearance in the world, and...
Full view - About this book

Selections from the Spectator

1897 - 282 pages
...runs a story in the family, that, some time before my birth, my mother dreamt that her child was to be a judge. Whether this might proceed from a law-suit...; for I am not so vain as to think it presaged any 10 dignity that I should arrive at in my future life, though that was the interpretation which the...
Full view - About this book

Coverley Papers from the Spectator

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - Literary Criticism - 1897 - 234 pages
...runs a story in the family, that, some time before my birth, my mother dreamt that her child was to be a judge. Whether this might proceed from a law-suit...; for I am not so vain as to think it presaged any 10 dignity that I should arrive at in my future life, though that was the interpretation which the...
Full view - About this book

The Spectator, Volume 1

George Gregory Smith - 1897 - 392 pages
...brought to Bed of a Judge? Whether this might proceed from a Law/Suit which was then depend/ r ing in the Family, or my Father's being a Justice of the...think it presaged any Dignity that I should arrive at T HAVE observed, that a Reader seldom peruses a Book A with Pleasure, ' till he knows whether the Writer...
Full view - About this book

The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray, Volume 7

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1898 - 824 pages
...gone with child of me about three months, she dreamt that she was brought to bed of a judge. \Vhether this might proceed from a lawsuit which was then depending...which the neighbourhood put upon it. The gravity of my behaviour at my very first appearance in the world, and all the time that I sucked, seemed to favour...
Full view - About this book

the de coverley papers from the spectator

SAMUEL THRBER - 1898 - 236 pages
...hundred years. There runs a story in the family, that my mother dreamed that her child was destined to be a judge. Whether this might proceed from a lawsuit...life, though that was the interpretation which the neighborhood put upon it. The gravity of my behavior at my very first appearance in the world, and...
Full view - About this book

The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers, from the Spectator

Joseph Addison - English literature - 1898 - 264 pages
...story in the family, that my mother dreamt that she was brought to bed of a judge : Whether this 10 might proceed from a lawsuit which was then depending in the family, or my father 's being a justice of the peace, I cannot determine; for I am not so vain as to think it presaged...
Full view - About this book

The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers, from the Spectator

Joseph Addison - English literature - 1898 - 264 pages
...hundred years. There runs a story in the family, that my mother dreamt that she was brought to bed of a judge: Whether this might proceed from a lawsuit which was then depend- 10 ing in the family, or my father's being a justice of the peace, I cannot determine ; for...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF