Letters & Journals of Lord Byron; With Notices of His Life Volume 2

Letters & Journals of Lord Byron; With Notices of His Life Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1833 edition. Excerpt: ...These I have now with me. The ' other day, having occasion to make an alteration in ' the lid of one (to place a portrait in it), it has turned ' out to be silver-gilt instead of gold, for which last it ' was sold and paid for. This was discovered by the ' workman in trying it, before taking off the hinges ' and working upon the lid. I have of course recalled ' and preserved the box in statu quo. What I wish ' you to do is, to see the said Mr. Love, and inform ' him of this circumstance, adding, from me, that I ' will take care he shall not have done this with im-' punity. ' If there is no remedy in law, there is at least the ' equitable one of making known his guilt, --that is, ' his silver-g-zVf, and be d--d to him. ' I shall carefully preserve all the purchases I made ' of him on that occasion for my return, as the plague ' in Turkey is a barrier to travelling there at present, ' or rather the endless quarantine which would be ' the consequence before one could land in coming ' back. Pray state the matter to him with due fero-' city. ' I sent you the other day some extracts from a kind ' of Drama which I had begun in Switzerland and ' finished here; you will tell me if they are received. ' They were only in a letter. I have not yet had ' energy to copy it out, or I would send you the whole ' in different covers. ' The Carnival closed this day last week. ' Mr. Hobhouse is still at Rome, I believe. I am ' at present a little unwell;--sitting up too late and ' some subsidiary dissipations have lowered my blood ' a good deal; but T have at present the quiet and ' temperance of Lent before me. ' Believe me, &c. ' P. S. Remember me to Mr. Gifford.--I have not ' received your parcel or parcels.--Look into " Moore's ' (Dr. Moore's) View of Italy" for...show more

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  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 327g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236664248
  • 9781236664242