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" I have wandered through different countries, and witnessed many of the shifting scenes of life. I cannot say that I have studied them with the eye of a philosopher, but rather with the sauntering gaze with which humble lovers of the picturesque stroll... "
The Quarterly Review - Page 42
edited by - 1821
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The Edinburgh magazine, and literary miscellany, a new series of ..., Volume 5

1819 - 610 pages
...wonders, therefore, thought I, and see the gigantic race from which I am degenerated. "It has been either my good or evil lot to have my roving passion...have studied them with the eye of a philosopher, but ramerely a lover of fine scenery, I should ther with the sauntering gaze with which have felt little...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Volume 1

Washington Irving - 1822 - 424 pages
...this land of wonders, thought I, and see the gigantic race from which I am degenerated. . It has been either my good or evil lot to have my roving passion...lovers of the picturesque stroll from the window of one print shop to another ; caught sometimes by the delineations of beauty, sometimes by the distortions...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Volume 1

Washington Irving - 1820 - 364 pages
...this land of wonders, thought I, and see the gigantic race from which I am degenerated. It has been either my good or evil lot to have my roving passion...lovers of the picturesque stroll from the window of one print shop to another ; caught sometimes by the delineations of beauty, sometimes by the distortions...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 25

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1821 - 596 pages
...taste, and the advancement of literature. The author of the work before us, under the assumed title of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, devotes the first chapter of...picturesque stroll from the window of one shop to another; caught sometimes by the delineations of beauty, sometimes by the distortions of caricature, and sometimes...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Volume 1

Washington Irving - 1822 - 402 pages
...this land of wonders, thought I, and see the gigantic race from which I am degenerated. It has been either my good or evil lot to have my roving passion...shifting scenes of life. \ I cannot say that ^— ~ -i. I have studied them with the eye of a philosopher, but rather with the sauntering gaze with which humble...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [pseud.] ...

Washington Irving - 1824 - 804 pages
...this land of wonders, thought I, and see the gigantic race from which I am degenerated. It has been either my good or evil lot to have my roving passion...with the eye of a philosopher; but rather with the sauntermg gaze with which humble lovers of the picturesque stroll from the window of one print-shop...
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The Portfolio of Entertaining & Instructive Varieties in History ..., Volume 3

1824 - 394 pages
...this land of wonders, thought I, and see the gigantic race from which I am degenerated. " It has been either my good or evil lot to have my roving passion gratified. 1 have wandered through different countries, and witnessed many of the shifting scenes of life. I cannot...
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [pseud.] ...

Washington Irving - 1829 - 522 pages
...this land of wonders, thought I, and see the gigantic race from which I am degenerated. It has been either my good or evil lot to have my roving passion...cannot say that I have studied them with the eye of a philosopher,hut rather with the sauntering gaze with which humble lovers of the picturesque stroll...
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [pseud.] ...

Washington Irving - 1831 - 518 pages
...this land of wonders, thought I, and see the gigantic race from which I am degenerated. It has been either my good or evil lot to have my roving passion...through different countries, and witnessed many of the shining scenes of life. I cannot say that I have studied them with the eye of a philosopher,but rather...
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Esq, Volume 1

Washington Irving - 1834 - 320 pages
...this land of wonders, thought I, and see the gigantic race from which I am degenerated. It has been either my good or evil lot to have my roving passion...lovers of the picturesque stroll from the window of one print-shop to another ; caught, sometimes by the delineations of beauty, sometimes by the distortions...
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