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" ... of your life, but to stare people in the face, and to amuse yourself with watching all that goes on in the kitchen ! Think, I beseech you, how you would like to be shut up for life in this dark closet, and to wag backwards and forwards year after... "
The Wesleyan juvenile offering - Page 46
by Wesleyan Methodist missionary society - 1849
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The Christian Repository, Volume 4

Theology - 1824
...to be shut up for life in this dark closet, and to wag backwards and forwards year after year, as I do." "As to that," said the dial, "is there not a window in your house, on purpose for you to lojk through ?" "For all that," resumed the pendulum, "it is very dark here ; and, altho there is a...
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The Every-day Book: Or Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements, Sports ...

William Hone - Almanacs, English - 1826
...to be shut up for life in this dark closet, and to wag backwards and forwards, year after year, and do." — " As to that,' said the dial, *• Is there...?" " For all that," resumed the pendulum, " it is тегу dark here : and, although there is a window, I dare not stop, even for an instant, to look...
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The Primary Class Book: A Selection of Easy Lessons in Reading, for the ...

Thomas J. Lee - Readers - 1827 - 179 pages
...up for life in this dark closet, and to wag backwards, and forwards year after year, as I do." 10. " As to that," said the dial, " is there not a window...in your house, on purpose for you to look through ?" 11. "Notwithstanding all lhat," resumed the pendulum, " it is very dark here ; and although there...
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The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of ..., Volume 1

William Hone - Days - 1830
...to be shut up for life in this dark closet, and to wag backwards and forwards, year after year, and do." — " As to that," said the dial, ' Is there...in your house, on purpose for you to look through ?" " Tor all that," resumed the pendulum, " it is very dark here : and, although there is a window,...
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A series of lessons, in prose and verse, progessively arranged [ed.] by J.M ...

James Melville M'Culloch - 1831
...like to be shut up for life in this dark closet, and wag backwards and forwards, year after year, as I do." " As to that," said the dial, "is there not a...window in your house on purpose for you to look through ?" " But what," resumed the pendulum, " although there is a window, I dare not stop, even for an instant,...
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The Analytical Reader

Samuel Putnam - Readers - 1831 - 226 pages
...to be shut up for life in this dark 'closet, and to 'wag backward and forward, year after year, as I do." " As to that," said the dial, " is there not...in your house, on 'purpose for you to look through 1" " For all that," resumed the pendulum, " it is very dark here ; and, 'although there is a window,...
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The Rhetorical Reader: Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1833 - 304 pages
...morning to be calculating how many times I should have to tick in the course of only the next twenty-four "As to that," said the dial, " is there not a window...although there is a window, I dare not stop, even 40 hours; perhaps some of you, above there, can give me the exact sum." 45 you all, if the very thought...
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The National Preceptor: Or, Selections in Prose and Poetry; Consisting of ...

Jesse Olney - Readers - 1838 - 336 pages
...shut up for life in this dark closet, and to wag backwards and forwards year after year, as I do." 6. "As to that," said the dial, "is there not a window...very dark here ; and, although there is a window,! dare not stop, even for an instant, to look out at it. Besides, I am really tired of my way of life;...
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The Rhetorical Reader: Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1838 - 304 pages
...be shut up for life in this dark closet, and to wag back30 wards and forwards, year after year, as I do." "As to that," said the dial, " is there not a window hi your house, on purpose for you to look through?" — " For all that," resumed the pendulum, " it...
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Reading Book for the Use of Female Schools

Readers - 1839 - 408 pages
...for life in this dark closet, and wag backwards and forwards, year after year, as I do."—" Why," said the dial, " is there not a window in your house...through ?" " For all that," resumed the pendulum, " although there is a window, I dare not stop, even for an instant, to look out. Besides, I am really...
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