Memoirs, Journal, and Correspondence Volume 5

Memoirs, Journal, and Correspondence Volume 5

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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. 1854 edition. Excerpt: ...but adding, that if VOL. V. M Barnes was proposed by any one else, he would be most happy to annex his signature among the recommenders of the proposal. Wrote accordingly to Barnes, repeating the reasons I had given him in town for not making the request of Lord L. Sent to the " Times " some verses, " I have found out a Gift for my Erin." Received a letter from Lady Jersey, asking me for a copy of " The Slave," in my own handwriting. Answered her that I had merely seen these verses in the paper like other people, and as I always sent my papers to my mother, had no means of giving a copy. Corrected the songs of the 6th Number of " National Melodies " for Power, and sent them up according as I did them. April 1. to 30. Must dispatch this month in the same way. Still busy at my " Epicurean." Received a letter from Barnes, telling me, in confidence, that the verses in the " Times " of yesterday (" Soliloquy of a pure and virtuous Statesman," a violent attack on Peel) were from the pen of. Bather annoyed at this, fearing that, written as they are in imitation of me, they might be taken for mine. Wrote to Croker, saying that, if he had an opportunity, I wished he would (without making too much, of the matter) tell Peel that the verses were not mine; that though I by no means affected any good will to his public character, thinking him the greatest enemy, because the most respectable, that Ireland had, I yet respected him too much to make this sort of attack upon him. On the 5th received an answer from Croker, saying he had made the communication I wished to Peel, and inclosing me Peel's letter in reply, which was as follows: --Dear Croker, I believe I saw the verses in the 'Times' to which Moore has alluded, but I cannot say that they gave...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
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  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236669975
  • 9781236669971