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" ... clever fellow, contrary to the opinion of all who thought me a mere dreamer ; broken-hearted for two years ; my heart handsomely pieced again ; but the crack will remain till my dying day. Rich and poor four or five times ; once on the verge of ruin,... "
Tait's Edinburgh Magazine - Page 96
edited by - 1838
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Memoirs of the life of sir Walter Scott [by J.G. Lockhart].

John Gibson Lockhart - 1839
...let them flow. My heart clings to the place I have created. There is scarce a tree on it that does not owe its being to me. •' What a life mine has...for a time ; getting forward, and held a bold and a clever fellow, contrary to the opinion of all who thought me a mere dreamer ; broken-hearted for...
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Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart, Volume 8

John Gibson Lockhart - Authors, Scottish - 1839
...let them flow. My heart clings to the place I have created. There is scarce a tree on it that does not owe its being to me. " What a life mine has been!...for a time ; getting- forward, and held a bold and a clever fellow, contrary to the opinion of all who thought me a mere dreamer ; broken-hearted for...
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Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart, Volume 8

John Gibson Lockhart - 1839
...heart clings to the place I have created. There is scarce a tree on it that does not owe its heing to me. " What a life mine has been! — half educated,...for a time ; getting forward, and held a bold and a clever fellow, contrary to the opinion of all who thought me a mere dreamer ; broken-hearted for...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 14

1871
...— there is scarce a tree in it that does not owe its being to me. " What a life mine has been T— half educated, almost wholly neglected, or left to...nonsensical trash, and undervalued by most of my companions fora time ; getting forward, and held a bold and a clever fellow, contrary to the opinion of all who...
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Narrative of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart, Volume 2

John Gibson Lockhart - 1848
...a tree on it that does not owe its being to me. — What a life mine has been ! — half-educated, almost wholly neglected, or left to myself ; stuffing...for a time ; getting forward, and held a bold and a clever fellow, contrary to the opinion of all who thought me a mere dreamer ; broken-hearted for...
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Memoirs of a Literary Veteran: Including Sketches and Anecdotes of ..., Volume 3

Robert Pearse Gillies - Authors - 1851
...scarce a tree upon it that does not owe its being to me. " Whaf a life mine has been ! Half-educated, almost wholly neglected or left to myself; stuffing...and undervalued by most of my companions for a time ; then getting forward, and held a bold and clever fellow, contrary to the opinion of all who thought...
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BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE

william blackwood - 1871
...let them flow. My heart clings to the place I have created — there is scarce a tree in it that does not owe its being to me. "What a life mine has been...for a time ; getting forward, and held a bold and a clever fellow, contrary to the opinion of all who thought me a mere dreamer ; broken-hearted for...
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Epitome of Lockhart's Life of Scott

John Gibson Lockhart, Henry Irwin Jenkinson - 1873 - 388 pages
...let them flow. My heart clings to the place I have created. There is scarce a tree on it that does not owe its being to me. " What a life mine has been...for a time ; getting forward, and held a bold and a clever fellow, contrary to the opinion of all who thought me a mere dreamer ; broken-hearted for...
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Fors Clavigera: Letters to the Workmen and Labourers of Great Britain, Volume 3

John Ruskin - Aesthetics - 1873
...following entry in his diary, which reviews the life then virtually ended:— "December i&th, 1825.*—What a life mine has been!— half educated, almost wholly...companions for a time; getting forward, and held a bold, clever fellow, contrary to the opinion of all who thought me a mere dreamer; brokenhearted for two...
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Fors Clavigera: Letters to the Workmen and Labourers of Great Britain, Volume 3

John Ruskin - Aesthetics - 1873
...then virtually ended :— "December i8t&, 1825.*—What a life mine has been !— * Vol. vi., p. 164. half educated, almost wholly neglected, or left to...companions for a time ; getting forward, and held a bold, clever fellow, contrary to the opinion of all who thought me a mere dreamer ; brokenhearted for two...
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