Letters and Memorials of Catherine Winkworth Volume 1

Letters and Memorials of Catherine Winkworth Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ... not tell you that M. Marton thinks Kossuth will come to England, and if he does, of course to Manchester.... Just received a note from him to say his wife is arriving. I shall be very glad to see her. I hear her much praised. Catherine to Susanna. October 30"', Malvem. That reminds me that the few lines you wrote have cleared up the Schleswig-Holstein business to me, which I could never in the least understand from the Times, and now I am properly on the German side. What do you think of my getting up early in the morning to write to you? Isn't that sisterly affection? And I do assure you it 's only half-past seven, and I've been down for the last ten minutes. But the true reason of my writing to you is that I can't help it, for it 's too wet to take my customary walk.... Do you know that this is the last letter you will have from Malvern? Yes, we are going on Friday.... I can't help feeling very sorry to go. I do like this place, and have altogether been very happy here. Nevertheless I feel that it is quite time to be at home again, and I should have been very home-sick before now, if it were not that so many of the people I want to see are away. You are not there, and won't be for ever so long, and it makes me feel inclined to cry whenever I think of it... Then Lily is going to be away some time, and so are the Patersons..... Well I think I can translate something for you; at all events I should like to try, and I believe I can undertake to give from one to two hours to it every morning, but you must tell me what I am to do at once, if 1 do it at all.... To-day is the 15th of November, 1850, 1851.1 PAPAL moanssron. 261 Madame Marton proved to be a most interesting person, very clever...show more

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  • Paperback | 196 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 358g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236834305
  • 9781236834300