Letters Of Richard Radcliffe And John James Of Queen's College (volume 9); Oxford, 1755-83 With…

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byRichard Radcliffe

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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. 1888. Excerpt: ... had of east winds or the still sadder succession, which has fallen to my lot, of disasters and disappointments; but so it is, I have of late been but very poorly in health, and still more so in spirits. But I thank God I am better; and shall be still more so when I hear again that you are well, and going on briskly with your great scheme. By a letter from Arthuret, yesterday, I was grieved to learn that you have complained of a languor; tell me, it is gone. Yet, I have concurred with your father, that it may be proper for you to take a little bracing of northern air. I thank you for the Greek version of Sulpicius's1 letter, which answered my purpose admirably. What I wanted it for, was to enable me to correct one of Glassford'sa, which I wished to send to his father, and have now sent. I had too much reason to distrust my own skill; and as it would probably be shewn to their Greek Professor, it imported me that it should, at least, be correct. Having been very much confined of late, I have little either of literary or other news to tell you; save that I have picked up a good deal of old Greek and Latin, since you were here. Will this tempt you, by and by? I have not seen Tommy, I know not when. Pray, has he sent you my American Edition of Hawkesworth's Voyage? I ordered him so to do, and hope it may answer your purpose, as well as the larger, which I cannot afford to buy. How does Forster's turn out? By the by, there is an English poem or two published on the Death of Cooke. I have not seen them, but you should, A correspondent from Litchfield tells me that one of them was by a lady of that place4 (famous of late 1 See Letters LI and LIII. 'Mr. Boucher in his Diary speaks of young Glassford as the son of 'Mr. Glassford of Glasgow, one of the most eminent ...

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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. 1888. Excerpt: ... had of east winds or the still sadder succession, which has fallen to my lot, of disasters and disappointments; but so it is, ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:134 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.29 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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