The Works of Thomas Gray; Mathias's Letter on the Death of N. Nicholls. Reminiscences of Gray, by the REV. N. Nichols. Correspondence of Gray with the REV. N. Nicholls. Correspondence Between Mr. Brown and the REV. N. Nicholls Volume 5

The Works of Thomas Gray; Mathias's Letter on the Death of N. Nicholls. Reminiscences of Gray, by the REV. N. Nichols. Correspondence of Gray with the REV. N. Nicholls. Correspondence Between Mr. Brown and the REV. N. Nicholls Volume 5

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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. 1843 edition. Excerpt: ...be a little more careful. I am enchanted, ravished, struck dumb and senseless here! I want to have better eyes, and more of them, more knowledge, a better memory, and a thousand things that I have not. My respects to Sir Horace, Lord Huntingdon, Sir Thomas and Lady Hesketh, my Countess, Centessini, &c. Do not be angry at this scrap, but consider that I have the bundle of letters to answer, and believe me ever most affectionately yours, N. N. Caissa Major sends his best compliments, he talks often of you with friendship. Roguier has lost his only child. Talbot is at Naples. I send you the letter to Count Firmian; I have writ to him much more about you by this post. As for Marshal Pallavicine, I should be too late Bow, but you shall have it next post. A Monsieur, Monsieur Barrett, Gentil' homme Anglois, chez Mons. Francois Fenzi, Banquier, Florence. LETTER III. Alloa House, August 27, 1774. IRECEIVED your last very kind letter the second of this month, time enough, you will say, to have answered it a little sooner; for the other, I can hear no tales nor tidings of it. I suppose, loving motion as little as you, it has stopped by the way; being a thing that neither smells nor eats, it might have ventured on into Scotland. To be sure, our ragouts here are not of the nouvelle cuisine. The coulis is as black as my hat, and then the soups are the washings of a dirty dish kettle, with a few old peas and a bit of stinking ham flung in to make the potage strong and good. I have lived for a week however on a better thing, on pure mountain air. For the very day on which I received your letter (a day marked with white) Augustus and I set out for the Highlands, and in the course of the week (which had the perseverance to continue fair till the last day) we...show more

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  • 9781236654021