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" ... entirely apprehended by his hearer. There was sometimes an obvious struggle to do this to his own satisfaction ; he seemed labouring to drag his thought to light from its deep lurking-place ; and, with... "
The Metropolitan - Page 253
1836
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Literary remains of the late William Hazlitt. With a notice of his life, by ...

William Hazlitt - 1836 - 315 pages
...no one's conversation was ever more delightful. He did not talk for effect, to dazzle, or surprise, or annoy, but with the most simple and honest desire...entirely apprehended by his hearer. There was sometimes aŤ obvious struggle to do this to his own satisfaction : he seemed laboring to drag his thought to...
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The Works of Charles Lamb, Volumes 1-2

Charles Lamb - 1837
...surprise, or annoy, but with the most simple and honest desire to make his view of the subject in hand entirely apprehended by his hearer. There was sometimes...struggle to do this to his own satisfaction : he seemed laboring to drag his thought to light from its deep lurking-place ; and, with timid distrust of that...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Writings of T. Noon Talfourd

Thomas Noon Talfourd - English literature - 1848 - 176 pages
...no one's conversation was ever more delightful. He did not talk for effect, to dazzle, or surprise, or annoy, but with the most simple and honest desire...thought to light from its deep lurking place ; and, with modes: distrust of that power of expression which he had found so late in life, he often betrayed a...
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Literary Sketches and Letters

Charles Lamb - 1848 - 306 pages
...satisfaction ; he seemed laboring to drag his thought to light from its deep lurking-place ; and, with timid distrust of that power of expression which he had found so late in life, he often betrayed a fear lest he had failed to make himself understood, and recurred to the subject again and again, that he...
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Final memorials of Charles Lamb, letters [ed.] with sketches of ..., Volume 2

Charles Lamb - 1848
...the world. When he mastered his diffidence, he did not talk for effect, to dazzle, or i 2 surprise, or annoy, but, with the most simple and honest desire to make his view of the subject in hand entirely apprehended by his hearer. There was sometimes an obvious struggle to do this to his...
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Literary Sketches and Letters

Charles Lamb - 1848 - 306 pages
...with the world. When he mastered his diffidence, he did not talk for effect, to dazzle, or surprise, or annoy, but, with the most simple and honest desire to make his views of the subject in hand entirely apprehended by his hearer. There was sometimes an obvious struggle...
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Literary Sketches and Letters: Being the Final Memorials of Charles Lamb ...

Charles Lamb - Authors, English - 1849 - 259 pages
...with the world. When he mastered his diffidence, he did not talk for effect, to dazzle, or surprise, or annoy, but, with the most simple and honest desire to make his views of the subject in hand entirely apprehended by his hearer. There was sometimes an obvious struggle...
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The Works of Charles Lamb, Volume 2

Charles Lamb - English literature - 1850
...with the world. When he mastered his diffidence, he did not talk for effect, to dazzle, or surprise, or annoy, but, with the most simple and honest desire to make his view of the subject in hand entirely apprehended by his hearer. There was sometimes an obvious struggle to do this to his...
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The Modern British Essayists: Talfourd, T.N. Critical and miscellaneous ...

English essays - 1852
...no one's conversation was ever more delightful. He did not talk for effect, to dazzle, or surprise, or annoy, but with the most simple and honest desire...modest distrust of that power of expression which be had found so late in life, he often betrayed a fear that he had failed to make himself understood,...
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The Works of Charles Lamb

Charles Lamb - English literature - 1852 - 648 pages
...with the world. When he mastered his diffidence, he did not talk for effect, to dazzle, or surprise, he grace, properly so called ; commending my new scheme for hia view of the subject in hand entirely apprehended by his hearer. There was sometimes an obvious...
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