A Selection from the Correspondence of Abraham Hayward, Q. C., from 1834 to 1884 Volume 1

A Selection from the Correspondence of Abraham Hayward, Q. C., from 1834 to 1884 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. 1886 edition. Excerpt: ...would have sufficed; but no sign was given, 1848-1852. GENERAL VON RADOWITZ. 151 ' and he fell. That the English nation wished well to his cause was notorious. 'Although he did not speak English, the impression left of his conversational powers in the literary, fashionable, and political world of London was highly favourable. His knowledge seemed universal, and his memory inexhaustible. In him a masculine strength of understanding was blended with feminine delicacy of perception and tenderness of feeling; and his flow of earnest thought was alternately enlivened by fancy or softened by sentiment, in a manner to exercise as marked an influence on the higher order of women as on men.' His miscellaneous writings were numerous: so much so, indeed, that it was insinuated his political failure was owing to his literary pursuits. Mr. Hayward wrote a notice of him in the Morning Chronicle of January 2, 1851, which did much to re-establish this distinguished man's reputation as a statesman. Mr. Hayward to Ms Sisters. Dec. 24, 1850. I have sent a turkey and sausages for your Christmas dinner, or a subsequent one. I shall not go out of London. I have struck up a great alliance with the famous General Radowitz, latterly Prime Minister of Prussia. I dined with him at the Prussian Minister's yesterday, and he dines with me on Monday next, with Bulwer, Macaulay, Lord Lincoln, &c. "General von Radowitz." 'Biographical and Critical Essays, by A. Hayward. (Longmans, 1858.) Lord John Manners to Mr. Haytvard. extract. Belvoir Castle, MY DEAR Hayward, December 27, 1830. Many thanks for your letter, which, being directed to Lutterworth instead of Grantham, has only just reached me. Proud as I should be to make General Radowitz's acquaintance, I fear I...show more

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  • 1236577299
  • 9781236577290