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The Care of the consumptive - Page 96
by Charles Fox Gardiner - 1900 - 189 pages
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The Autocrat of the Breakfast-table

Oliver Wendell Holmes - Satire, American - 1858 - 430 pages
...those of your own flesh and blood, or of certain grades of intimacy, can come in at the side-door, if they will, at any hour and in any mood. Some of them have a scale of your whole nervous system, and can play all the gamut of your sensibilities in semitones, — touching the naked nervepulps as...
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American Monthly Knickerbocker, Volume 51

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew - American periodicals - 1858 - 690 pages
...those of your owu flesh and blood, or of certain grades of intimacy, can come in at the side-door, if they will, at any hour and in any mood. Some of them have a scale of your whole nervous system, and can play all the gamut of your sensibilities in semi-tones — -touching the naked nerve-pulps...
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A Compendium of American Literature: Chronologically Arranged, with ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1859 - 812 pages
...those of your own flesh and blood, or of certain grades of intimacy, can come in at the side-door, if they will, at any hour and in any mood. Some of them have a scale of your whole nervous system, and can play all the gamut of your sensibilities in semitones, — touching the naked nerve-pulps as...
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A compendium of American literature, arranged by C.D. Cleveland. Stereotyped ed

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1862 - 792 pages
...those of your own flesh and blood, or of certain grades of intimacy, can come in at the side-door, if they will, at any hour and in any mood. Some of them have a scale of your whole nervous system, and can play all the gamut of your sensibilities in semitones, — touching the naked nerve-pulps as...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1862 - 796 pages
...those of your own flesh and blood, or of certain grades of intimacy, can come in at the side-door, if they will, at any hour and in any mood. Some of them have a scale of your whole nervous system, and can play all the gamut of your sensibilitics in semitones, — touching the naked nerve-pulps as...
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A Compendium of American Literature, Chronologically Arranged: With ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1865 - 798 pages
...those of your own flesh and blood, or of certain grades of intimacy, can come in at the side-door, if they will, at any hour and in any mood. Some of them have a scale of your whole nervous system, and can play all the gamut of your sensibilities in semitones, — touching the naked nerve-pulps as...
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The autocrat of the breakfast table, with an intr. by G.A. Sala

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1870 - 242 pages
...those of your own flesh and blood, or of certain grades of intimacy, can come in at the side-door, if they will, at any hour and in any mood. Some of them have a scale of your whole nervous system, and can play all the gamut of your sensibilities in semitones,— touching the naked nerve-pulps as...
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Holmes Leaflets: Poems and Prose Passages from the Works of Oliver Wendell ...

Oliver Wendell Holmes - American literature - 1881 - 120 pages
...those of your own flesh and blood, or of certain grades of intimacy, can come in at the side-door, if they will, at any hour and in any mood. Some of them have a scale of your whole nervous system, and can play all the gamut of your sensibilities in semitones, — touching the naked nerv«-pulps...
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The 'breakfast table' series. The autocrat of the breakfast-table. The ...

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1882 - 640 pages
...those of your own flesh and blood, or of certain grades of intimacy, can come in at the side-door, if they will, at any hour and in any mood. Some of them have a scale of your whole nervous system, and can play all the gamut of your sensibilities in semitones, — touching the naked nerve-pulps as...
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Gems for the Fireside: Comprising the Most Unique, Touching, Pithy, and ...

Otis Henry Tiffany - Anthologies - 1883 - 954 pages
...but those of your own flesh and blood, or of certain grades of intimacy, can come in at the sidedoor, if they will, at any hour and in any mood. Some of them have a scale of your whole nervous system, and can play all the gamut of your sensibilities in semitones, — touching the naked nerve-pulps as...
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