Memoir of the REV. Francis Hodgson with Numerous Letters from Lord Byron and Others Volume 1

Memoir of the REV. Francis Hodgson with Numerous Letters from Lord Byron and Others Volume 1

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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. 1878 edition. Excerpt: ...of the renewal of my agreement with Murray, and the very prosperous terms on which I am now to bring out the work. There are two or three points of detail to be settled between us yet, but I have no doubt of the coalition (unlike those of political personages) turning out satisfactorily to all parties. I wrote to Hobhouse soon after I left you, acquainting him with the success of my researches, both at Southwell and with you, and had an answer from him full of kindness, and mentioning you in terms of cordial import. I have seen him only once since I came to town; but Murray tells me he is highly pleased with the new arrangement we have made. In order that you might have your letters back as soon as possible, I was about to entrust them to a friend of mine here to copy them for me, but I will keep them now till I get home and transmit them to you from thence, having transcribed them myself. I mean to write to Mrs. Arkwright as soon as I arrive at Slopcrton, but in the meantime pray tell LETTERS FROM MOORE. l6r her that her book has remained sacredly closed ever since I left Stoke, much to the astonishment, I dare say, of its contents, which are but little accustomed to have such 'a chain of silence' over them. Yours, my dear Hodgson, very truly, Thomas Moore. March 19, 1828. My dear Hodgson, --I have been rather afraid, since I received your last, to trust Croker's channel again, as, from some other irregularities in packets which he used to transmit very punctually to me, I rather fear the Sublime Porte is beginning to occupy him too much for us minor sublimities to have any chance of attention. I shall therefore send you your letters at intervals, under my friend Bennett's covers. You cannot think how it worried me to find you had been put to...show more

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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 132g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236522486
  • 9781236522481