Samuel Butler, Author of Erewhon (1835-1902); A Memoir

Samuel Butler, Author of Erewhon (1835-1902); A Memoir

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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. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ...W. Thursday March 20th 1874--In answer to one from me which I have destroyed.--Aug. 20th 1901. S. B. My Dear Mr. Butler--I don't think there is anybody quite so good as you are. When I know someone who is I will tell you. No indeed, you did not write too harshly. Considering the moment and your fear and belief you wrote even indulgently. Thank you for writing to me so soon. If you knew how glad I was to have your letter you would be glad you did write so soon. But I am still grieved when I think that you will still be worried and interrupted and overworked by business matters, and I am not at all inclined not to think "harshly " of Mr. Hoare. However, I shall not say what I think to you. I saw Miss Johnson at the club to-day. She told me to ask you to tea on Monday. So I hope I shall see you. It will be a very great pleasure if I see you looking well. So please, dear Mr. Butler, be as well as well as you can.--Yours very truly, E. M. A. Savage. an 212 AN HONEST GOD XIII 1874 This letter was accompanied by a scrap that looks like half a Aet. 38 side of a used foolscap envelope on which is written in pencil: I am very good, too. I have never once thought of the Pontifexes till this minute. I am the most unselfish woman in the world. E. M. A. S. One of the companies, The Canada Tanning Extract Company, had its headquarters in Canada; and some hope of saving part of the money invested in it was still possible. Butler and Pauli had both been made directors and Butler was deputed by the Board to go to Canada and investigate matters on the spot. Before going he had the pleasure of seeing "Mr. Heatherley's Holiday" hung on the line in the Royal Academy Exhibition. On the 10th of June he embarked in the Prussian for Montreal. Miss...show more

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  • Paperback | 172 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 318g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236518349
  • 9781236518347