The Letters Of Horace Walpole, Earl Of Orford (volume 6)

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byHorace Walpole

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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. 1857. Excerpt: ... 1674. TO THE REV. WILLIAM COLE. Strawberry Hill, Sept. 22, 1777. I Return you your manuscript, dear Sir, with a thousand thanks, and shall be impatient to hear that you receive it safe. It has humane act of saving a dog from drowning. I received about a fortnight ago six volumes of Mfmoires Secreltes, &c. for which I return you many thanks, and will take care to bring them back to you when I come to London, but as they laid long at Mr. Verelst's in St. James's Square, thi s will not be the way of any speedy conveyance to me, which I hoped it would. Lord Rockingham and his party are good Christians and can forgive their enemies, whatever other folks are. At York races they all dined at the Archbishop's public dinner, and gave for a reason that his Grace made them the first visit at their lodgings; so you may call them rogues, rascals, or what you please; only visit them afterwards, and they will be as merry as griggs with you.' Seriously speaking, I hardly know a more ridiculous proceeding than this; their secession was hardly more so. Had they avoided this visit, his Grace's mitre would have set awkwardly upon him for life. As it is, he must write another sermon before he meets with that contempt which every true Whig ought to give him; but where is such a Whig to be found 1 I see an Unconnected Whig has published something: is it worth the reading? My paper is more than full, so I remain, dear sir, Yours most cordially. W. AUsos. Atbm, Sept. 24,1777. But what will it cost? Is it in a maker's hands? and can one have it down and know how to use it without being shown; not that I believe above half of what yon tell me, for I have arguments d priori (which I learnt when I was at the University) to prove that it can't take likenesses or delineate the human figure, unless that figure und...

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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. 1857. Excerpt: ... 1674. TO THE REV. WILLIAM COLE. Strawberry Hill, Sept. 22, 1777. I Return you your manuscript, dear Sir, with a thousand thanks, and shall be impatient to...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.44 inPublished:January 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217121470

ISBN - 13:9780217121477

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