Memoirs Of The Life Of Sir Samuel Romilly (volume 1)

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bySir Samuel Romilly

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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. 1841. Excerpt: ... CORRESPONDENCE. LETTERS TO THE REV. JOHN ROGET, FROM 1780 TO 1783. 1780--1783. Letter I. Gray's Inn. June 6, 1780. At last, then, my dear Roget, my mind may be somewhat at ease. The salutary air of Lausanne, and your great attention to your health, have, thank God, enabled you to write a letter which has given me the greatest joy. From the moment when I ought to have taken leave of you in the coach at Rochester, but could not, because I perceived I had not sufficient fortitude for the ceremony, to the instant that I received your letter from Lausanne, I have never thought of you without anxiety. I had no sooner read any of your letters from Geneva, than immediately the melancholy reflection rose in my mind, that you were ill; and that fourteen days had elapsed since my last news from you. But what was my anxiety when sometimes fourteen days were added to that, before we had another letter; and perhaps, from the delay of posts, even more! But I may flatter myself that, hereafter, the delay of receiving news from you will be no otherwise disagreeable, than as it will delay the pleasure of hearing that you continue to grow better. I will endeavour that my imagination shall be as active in magnifying to myself your increasing health and strength, as it was once busy, to my torment, in representing every circumstance that concerned you in too gloomy colours. Yes, my dear friend, the love of you and my dear sister will now be rewarded with uninterrupted felicity, I hope, in this life; it is not presumptuous to say, I am sure it will in that to come. The shameful means by which, as I related to you in a former letter, names were procured to the petition for repealing the Catholic Act, did not give one any idea that the party could be either very formidable or nu...

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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. 1841. Excerpt: ... CORRESPONDENCE. LETTERS TO THE REV. JOHN ROGET, FROM 1780 TO 1783. 1780--1783. Letter I. Gray's Inn. June 6, 1780. At last, th...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.34 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217021484

ISBN - 13:9780217021487

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