Memoirs Of The Life And Correspondence Of Mrs. Hannah More Volume 2

Paperback | February 9, 2012

byHannah More

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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.1834 Excerpt: ... house has been on fire. Silently did it burn the whole night, and had so nearly burned through the beams of the ceiling, as to reach within a few inches of my sister's bed, where she lay insensible of her danger. But we were not, I trust, insensible of our deliverance, which was very providential: for we had no water. A few days will repair the damage. My sisters join in kind regards with, My dear Sir, Your much obliged and faithful Hannah More. From Mrs. Montagu to Miss H. More. 1791. My Dear Madam, If I had not been sensible that an intrusion on your time would have been a breaking in upon what was dedicated to piety and virtue, I could not so long have forborne to have troubled you with a letter. I had flattered myself, that whenever Mr. Locke's urn was finished, you would inform me to whom it was to be paid for; but I fear you have made me incur the blame of the artificer, who must think I am forgetful of the debts I owe, and the honour and pleasure I receive: the last article is indeed beyond my power to repay, so you must be content to let it lie a mortgage on my gratitude; but from the artist who made the urn, by a few words on Hoare and Co. or Newbury Bank, I can very easily obtain a receipt in full; so beg you will have the goodness to inform me of the sum, and the person to whom it is due, and no time shall be lost to re-establish my reputation with him. I believe too, in the few and short interviews I had with you in London, I omitted paying you five guineas, which you did me the favour to convey for me to a distressed farmer. I will get Mrs. Barbauld's verses on Mr. Wilberforce; he is a subject worthy of the nymphs of Solyma; I received the first intelligence of them from your letter. The elements of air and water at Bath agreed so ill with Dr. ...

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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.1834 Excerpt: ... house has been on fire. Silently did it burn the whole night, and had so nearly burned through the beams of the ceiling, as to r...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:112 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.23 inPublished:February 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217731236

ISBN - 13:9780217731232

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