Memoirs, Journal, & Correspondence of Thomas Moore Volume 3

Memoirs, Journal, & Correspondence of Thomas Moore Volume 3

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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. 1853 edition. Excerpt: ...of the last thing Lord Byron has sent, as unworthy of himself, and likely to injure Murray's property in the former works. Lord John went to Lady Rancliffe's ball, but I begged him to make an excuse for me. The tumour begins to be Bo troublesome, that I have resolved to send for Dupuytren in the morning. In talking of people who had a sort of non sequitur head, there were two or three ridiculous instances mentioned. A man, who being asked did he understand German, answered, " No, but I have a cousin who plays the German flute." Another, going into a book-shop to ask if they had the " Whole Duty of Man," and receiving for answer, " No, sir, but we have Mrs. Glasse's Cookery," &c. &c. 29th. Sent for Dupuytren: fear very much that the tumour will suppurate, which, from the place in which it is situated, may give me much uneasiness. Dupuytren arrived at one: says that the tumour will disperse, and ordered me a mercurial plaster for that purpose; but ordered me to lie in bed, and be very careful of myself. Were to have had some people to supper in the evening, but wrote to put them off. Montron called; said, in bad English, upon my remarking that Lady Byron was not a fit wife for Lord B. " 'Tis indeed a very hard thing to find a good person in that capacity." Williams and his friend Dunwiddy (two of our guests whom the notes had not reached) came to supper in my bedroom. Asked Dupuytren to-day, whether he had been paid for his visit to poor Dumoulin; and, when he said not, paid him. 30th. Thought myself a little better. Read, and endeavoured to write, but visitors interrupted me, --Forster, Lord Granard, and Lord John, who says, as I cannot dine at Lady Rancliffe's with him on Monday, he will set off on that day. He looked over some of the sheets of...show more

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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 200g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236661591
  • 9781236661593