Works Volume 7

Works Volume 7

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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. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...LETTER CXLII To John Hall Stevenson, Esq. Newark, Monday, ten o'clock in the morn May 25, 1767. My Dear Cousin, --I have got conveyed thus far like a bale of cadaverous goods consigned to Pluto and company--lying in the bottom of my chaise most of the rout, upon a large pillow which I had the prevoyance to purchase before I set out--I am worn out--but press on to Barnby Moor to night, and if possible to York the next.--I know not what is the matter with me--but some derangement presses hard upon this machine still I think it will not be overset this bout.--My love to G. We shall all meet from the east, and from the south, and (as at the last) be happy together--My kind respects to a few.--I am, dear H. truly yours, L. Sterne. No precise date in the early editions. Shandy Hall, Cojcrvould LETTER CXLIII To A. Lee, Esq. Coxwotnj), June 7, 1767. Dear L----E, I had not been many days at this peaceful cottage before your letter greeted me with the seal of friendship, and most cordially do I thank you for so kind a proof of your good will--I was truly anxious to hear of the recovery of my sentimental friend--but I would not write to enquire after her, unless I could have sent her the testimony without the tax, for even how-d'yes to invalids, or those that have lately been so, either call to mind what is past or what may return at least I find it so.--I am as happy as a prince, at Coxwould and I wish you could see in how princely a manner I live--'tis a land of plenty. I sit down alone to venison, fish and wild fowl, or a couple of fowls or ducks, with curds, and strawberries, and cream, and all the simple plenty which a rich valley under (Hamilton Hills) can produce--with a clean cloth on my table and a bottle of wine on my right hand to drink your...show more

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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236605748
  • 9781236605740