The Letters Of Samuel Reynolds Hole; Dean Of Rochester

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bySamuel Reynolds Hole

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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. 1907. Excerpt: ... To J. W. Maxwell Lyte. Caunton, June 7, 1847. My Dear Lyte,--You have doubtless reached ere this the old house at home, and, therefore, your pseudo-papa hastens to proffer his very sincere thanks for your last dispatch. Indeed it is one of the privileges of friendship to be remembered at all in another land (and this by a lover!); and I can assure you, in spite of off-hand rackety mannerism, that such tokens of attachment--few and far between in our cold, calculating, terrestrial (snow) ball--are very highly prized by one, who still blesses Heaven for a warm heart and quick sympathies with those he loves. How glad you would be to meet "the Governor." Earnestly I hope and pray that his patient cheerfulness may be recompensed here by a renewal of health and strength. And what a budget of interesting detail (told in his mild musical English, which I can recall so pleasantly, as when we sat in his library or strolled on the stony cricket-ground "the days I spent in Devonshire") he will unfold anent the eternal city. (By the bye, there is a cry of "Question " as to the eternity, for I read that the Malaria advances indubitably, and Exeter Hall will doubtless predict early suffocation unto its Babylonian foe--vide a little book well worth your notice, "Kip's Christmas Holidays in Rome.") A FIRST IN HONOURS 3 Pray offer my true regards and respect to the Pilgrim Father, and Heaven grant that for the future he need not of necessity "Go where the Coliseum rears It's sad majestic pile," but live at home at ease "In his home by Berry's steep Where the broad blue waters round him swell And the tempests o'er him sweep." He will forgive me for lightly handling his poetry because he knows that I am an earnest admirer of it. And pray give my sincere remembrances to all m...

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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. 1907. Excerpt: ... To J. W. Maxwell Lyte. Caunton, June 7, 1847. My Dear Lyte,--You have doubtless reached ere this the old house at home, and, t...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:74 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217941133

ISBN - 13:9780217941136

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