It was like passing out of Time into Eternity--for it is a sort of Eternity for a man to have his Time all to himself.
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Source Notes: "The Superannuated Man" London Magazine (1825) and Last Essays of Elia (1833).
Charles Lamb (10 February 1775 - 27 July 1834) was an English essayist, best known for his Essays of Elia and for the children's book Tales from Shakespeare, which he produced along with his sister, Mary Lamb (17641847).
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