Further Records, 1848-1883 (volume 2); A Series Of Letters

Paperback | January 11, 2012

byFanny Kemble

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1891. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... DEATH OF MRS. SARTORIS. 365 sick, but agrees very well with her. Edward and the younger boy had remained at Warnford, not having any call to Lady Waldegrave's ball. They all returned, my sister and the boy and girl, to Warnford to-day. My life here is that which I most love--monotony itself, with a person whom I love very dearly. I write infinite letters and sonnets on the American war, practise good music, which I play and sing very vilely, read Kingsley's sermons and Mendelssohn's letters, and harrowing French novels to my friend to cheer and soothe and excite her, and finally go daily and get a shower-bath of salt sea spray, from which I derive much more benefit than my clothes. So farewell. Yours affectionately, Fanny Kemble. Our friend D 's sons infuriate me with their empty pockets and connubial bliss. I think it such monstrous selfishness. I am doing all I can to compensate him for it, i. e., working diligently an armchair in tapestry for him. [The last few letters, date unknown. ] Queen Anne's Mansions, Saturday, September 6, 1879. Your welcome letter, my dear Arthur, was almost the best welcome home that could have met me on my return, for it loosened my miserable heartstrings, and gave me a freer flow of tears than I have been comforted by, or relieved by rather, since this blow struck me [the death of my sister]. Oh, yes! you knew and loved her very well, and her death will have carried you back in sorrowful memory through how many years of constant friendly affectionate intercourse to the bright days when we were all young together, and now "behold I, I alone am left, "of the four children of my father, left behind by them all, two of whom in natural course of human existence should have survived me. My friend, I am so sad that I can hardly bear myse...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1891. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... DEATH OF MRS. SARTORIS. 365 sick, but agrees very well with her. Edward and the younger boy had remained at Warnford, not having any ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:162 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.35 inPublished:January 11, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217840914

ISBN - 13:9780217840910

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