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" JB had a heavy hand. I have known him double his knotty fist at a poor trembling child (the maternal milk hardly dry upon its lips) with a " Sirrah, do you presume to set your wits at me? "
The American Journal of Education - Page 345
edited by - 1876
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The Republic of Letters: A Weekly Republication of Standard Literature, Volume 3

1835
...passionate wig. No comet expounded surer. JB had a heavy hand. I have known him double his knotty fist at a poor trembling child, (the maternal milk hardly...out a lad, roar out, " Od's my life, Sirrah," (his favourite adjuration,) " I have a great mind to whip you," — then, with as sudden a retracting impulse,...
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Essays of Elia

Charles Lamb - 1835 - 412 pages
...passionate win. No comet expounded surer.— JB had a heavy hand. 1 have known him double his knotty fist at a poor trembling child (the maternal milk hardly...out a lad, roar out, " Od's my life, Sirrah," (his. favourite adjuration) " I have a great mind to whip you,"- — then, with as sudden a retracting impulse,...
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The Republic of Letters: A Weekly Republication of Standard Literature, Volume 3

English literature - 1835
...passionate wig. No comet expounded surer. JB had a heavy hand. I have known him double his knotty fist at a poor trembling child, (the maternal milk hardly...out a lad, roar out, " Od's my life, Sirrah," (his favourite adjuration,) " I have a great mind to whip you," — then, with as sudden a retracting impulse,...
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The Prose Works of Charles Lamb ...: Elia. First series

Charles Lamb - English literature - 1836
...passionate wig. No comet expounded surer. — JB had a heavy hand. I have known him double his knotty fist at a poor trembling child (the maternal milk hardly...out a lad, roar out, "Od's my life, Sirrah," (his favourite adjuration) " I have a great mind to whip you," — then, with as sudden a retracting impulse,...
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The Works of Charles Lamb: To which are Prefixed, His Letters, and ..., Volume 2

Charles Lamb, Sir Thomas Noon Talfourd - 1838 - 476 pages
...passionate wig. No comet expounded surer. JB had a heavy hand. I have known him double his knotty fist at a poor trembling child, (the maternal milk hardly...with turbulent eye, singling out a lad, roar out, " Odd's my life, sirrah," (his favourite adjuration,) " I have a great mind to whip you" — then,...
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The essays of Elia, Volumes 1-2

Charles Lamb - 1840
...passionate wig. No comet expounded surer. — JB had a heavy hand. I have known him double his knotty fist at a poor trembling child (the maternal milk hardly...out a lad, roar out, "Od's my life, sirrah," (his favourite adjuration) " I have a great mind to whip you," — then, with as sudden a retracting impulse,...
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The Children's Magazine and Missionary Repository, Volume 19

Children's literature - 1856
...pestilence and war 1" And he had a heavy hand. I have known him double his knotty fist at a poor boy, with a " Sirrah, do you presume to set your wits at...make a head-long entry into the school-room, from his library, and, with fiery eye, singling out a lad, roar out, " Od's my life, sirrah, I have a great...
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The Living Age, Volume 88

1866
...execution. Woe to the school when he made his morning appearance in his "Passy,' or passionate wig. Nothing was more common than to see him make a headlong...with turbulent eye, singling out a lad, roar out,' 'Ods my life, sirrah" (his favourite adjuration), I have a great mind to whip you,' then with as retracting...
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The Essays of Elia: First Series - Second Series

Charles Lamb - 1845
...passionate wig. No comet expounded surer. — JB had a heavy hand. I have known him double his knotty fist at a poor trembling child (the maternal milk hardly...life, sirrah " (his favorite adjuration), " I have a greatmind to whip you," — then, with as sudden a retracting impujse, fling back into his lair —...
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The Essays of Elia: First Series - Second Series

Charles Lamb - 1845
...passionate wig. No comet expounded surer. — JB had a heavy hand. I have known him double his knotty fist at a poor trembling child (the maternal milk hardly...a " Sirrah, do you presume to set your wits at me 1" — Nothing was more common than to see him make a headlong entry into the school-room, from his...
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