Memoir and Correspondence of Mrs. Grant of Laggan

Memoir and Correspondence of Mrs. Grant of Laggan

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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. 1844 edition. Excerpt: to me; so many of my relations and cotemporaries were carried off that I began to feel as if " Sister spirit, come away," were whispering in my ears. My health is now better, but my strength and memory are not what they were. I hope to be enabled to wait my appointed time, as a person long tried with suffering ought to do, with trembling hope; for of that full assurance that people talk of I have no comprehension. I am, dear friend, much and affectionately yours, ANNE GRANT. LETTER CCCXVIII. T0 was. noon, Lmmxerrox, waawicxsnmiz. Meadowside, near Glasgow, My dear Friend, 26th August, 1829. I have for some time been very anxious to know what step you would take, and where you would establish yourself, after the marriage of your son; but my anxiety in this respect was in some degree quieted by Lady Charlotte Bury. I saw her several times while she was in Edinburgh: you may well believe we spoke much and often of you and yours. She is certainly much changed in appearance, though her charming manners, all ease and simplicity, are unchanged. I saw little of Mr. Bury, whose health seems not to be good, and who is moreover much engaged preparing some publication, the subject of which I believe is connected with the fine arts. From my infirmity I could not often visit her; once, however, I went by particular desire_in a chair to meet a very small party, the ornament of which was Sir Walter Scott. I saw many of Mr. Bury's drawings, which Lord Ruthven, the first of judges, and himself an artist, called very fine. The little Blanche is truly a fine child, though extremely delicate-looking. I have a young relation who lives with me, who, while Lady C. was sitting with me, used to walk with Blanche to the garden to more

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  • Paperback | 82 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 163g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236857631
  • 9781236857637