The Works Of Lord Byron Volume 12

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byBaron George Gordon Byron Byron

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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. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ... as I look upon such a letter in-such circumstances as better than a diploma from Gottingen. I once had a letter from Drontheim in Norway1 (but not from a dying woman), in verse, on the same score of gratulation. These are the things which make one at times believe one's self a poet. But if I must believe that, and such fellows, are poets also, it is better to be out of the corps. I am now in the fifth act of Foscari, being the third tragedy in twelve months, besides proses; so you perceive that I am not at all idle. And are you, too, busy? I doubt that your life at Paris draws too much upon your time, which is a pity. Can't you divide your day, so as to combine both? I have had plenty of all sorts of worldly business on my hands last year, and yet it is not so difficult to give a few hours to the Muses. This sentence is so like that Ever, etc. If we were together, I should publish both my plays (periodically) in our joint journal. It should be our plan to publish all our best things in that way. I. See Detached ThoughIs, p. 425, (34). 908.--To John Murray. R July 6'? 1821. Dear Sir,--In agreement with a wish expressed by Mr. Hobhouse, it is my determination to omit the Stanza upon the horse of Semiramis in the fifth Canto of Don /uan.i I mention this in case you are, or intend to be, the publisher of the remaining Cantos. By yesterday's post, I ought in point of time, to have had an acknowledgement of the arrival of the MSS. of Sardanapalus. If it has arrived, and you have delayed the few lines necessary for this, I can only say that you are keeping two people in hot water--the postmaster here, because the packet was insured, and myself, because I had but that one copy. I am in theyJ/?// act of a play on the subject of the Foscaris, father and...

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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. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ... as I look upon such a letter in-such circumstances as better than a diploma from Gottingen. I once had a letter from D...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:204 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.43 inPublished:July 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021789836X

ISBN - 13:9780217898362

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