Letters Of Edward Fitzgerald To Fanny Kemble, 1871-1883,

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byEdward Fitzgerald

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...just read the Book myself: but I wanted to see what my Reader would make of it: and he was so interested that he re-interested me too. Here is another piece of Woodbridge Life. ' V Now, if when London is hot you should like to run down to this Woodbridge, here will be my house at your Service after July. It may be so all this month: but a Nephew, Wife, and Babe did talk of a Fortnight's Visit: but have not talked of it since I returned a fortnight ago. June and July my Invalid Niece and her Sister occupy the House--not longer. Donne, and all who know me, know that I do not like anyone to come out of their way to visit me: but, if they be coming this way, I am very glad to do my best for them. And if any of them likes to occupy my house at any time, here it is at their Service--at yours, for as long as you will, except the times I have mentioned. I give up the house entirely except my one room, which serves for Parlour and Bed: and which I really prefer, as it reminds me of the Cabin of my dear little Ship--mine no more. Here is a long Story about very little. Woodbridge again. A Letter from Mowbray Donne told me that you had removed to some house in--Connaught Place?1--but he did not name the number. Valentia's wedding comes on: perhaps you will be of the Party.2 I think it would be one more of Sorrow than of Gladness to me: but perhaps that may be the case with most Bridals. 1 15, Connaught Square. See ' Further Records,' ii. 42, etc. 2 Valentia Donne married the Rev. R. F. Smith, minor Canon of Southwell, May 24th, 1877. It is very cold here: ice of nights: but my Tulips and Anemones hold up still: and Nightingales sing. Somehow, I don't care for those latter at Night. They ought to be in Bed like the rest of us. This seems talking for...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...just read the Book myself: but I wanted to see what my Reader would make of it: and he was so interested that h...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:62 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.13 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217855725

ISBN - 13:9780217855723

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