Letters And Memorials Of Jane Welsh Carlyle (volume 1)

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byJane Welsh Carlyle

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1883. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... LETTER 110. Nothing in the way of printing, or nothing in the least considerable, had come from me since 'Cromwell;' but much was fermenting in me, in very painful ways, during four years of silence. Irish Repeal, Paraclete^ McHale, Irish Industrial Regiments, newspaper articles on such, &c., &c.,--trifling growls, words idly flung away. In the fourth or third year especially, in the revolutionary 1848, matters had got to a kind of boiling pitch with me, and I was becoming very wretched for want of a voice. Much MS. was accumulating on me, with which I did not know what in the world to do. Nigger question (end of 1849) did get out, and the rest, vividly enough, as Latter-Day Pamphlets (next spring)! Meanwhile, all being dark and dumb, I had decided on a six-weeks' visit to Ireland (Duffy, &c. much pressing me). Record of the tour, written slapdash after my return, is among the worthless MSS. here.1 Emerson had now left England seven or eight months. To T. Carlyle, Post Office, Dublin. Addiscombe, Sunday night, July 2, 1849. Well! it is a consolation of a sort that I cannot figure you more cold and lonely and comfortless there at sea than myself has been on land, even amidst ' the splendid blan- dishments'of Addiscombe. When I could not distinguish your white hat any longer I went home, and sat down to cry a little; but Elizabeth put a stop to that by coming in with--your plaid over her arm! and expressing her surprise that master hadn't taken it. The plaid forgotten, and the day so cold! For one frantic moment I was for running back to the pier, and plunging into the water on my own basis, and swimming after you with the plaid in my mouth; but a very little reflection turned me from this course, and instead I proceeded to the kitchen, and silently boile...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1883. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... LETTER 110. Nothing in the way of printing, or nothing in the least considerable, had come from me since 'Cromwell;' but muc...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:140 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.3 inPublished:January 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217499465

ISBN - 13:9780217499460

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