Letters Written by the Late Mrs. Birch in the Ninety-Ninth and Hundredth Years of Her Age

Letters Written by the Late Mrs. Birch in the Ninety-Ninth and Hundredth Years of Her Age

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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. 1837* edition. Excerpt: ...well, and say my being so, contributes much to their being in health. I am so, I think myself; and Mr. Brown thinks he never met with a better constitution, which may be pleasant for my progeny to know. Subject I am to the " sky influence," as our friend Shakspeare tells us we are; and I doubt not but you found yourself to be so in the warmth of the air yesterday or the day before; but time seems particularly rapid, more so as drawing nearer the close. A letter to-day from my dear Mrs. Canning speaks of having had a head-ache for two days, but cheers herself their returns are longer than usual; it is above six weeks ago since the last. You cannot think how sorry I am to hear that Lord and Lady Maryborough have had warning to quit Fernhill, as Sir Charles Metcalf had thoughts of coming over; but they have not yet got another place, so I cannot help hoping there may be a chance of keeping them. Mrs. Canning will steal dear George from you, if you do not take care, she is so fond of him. God bless you all; my dearest General, believe me, as ever, Your affectionate Mother, M. Birch. My sister and Melly send love, and my good dear Liles' respectful regards. No. 49. 29th September 1836. My Dearest Mary, I Wish you to recollect I never give way to an expectation of hearing every three or four days you are well. Pleased as I am to see your letters, I do not expect it or desire it. Thank God your last head-ache was less severe, and I will hope and trust they will walk off entirely, as mine did. You are full of thought and obligations from such a number of visits at a distance, and then a return of them at your own house; but I am pleased to see you have time to look into "Private Life," a good novel, thought to be written by Miss...show more

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  • Paperback | 42 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236506324
  • 9781236506320