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Autograph letter signed : Edinburgh, to Robert Southey, 1814 Dec. 22.

Author: Walter Scott; Robert Southey
Edition/Format:   Manuscript   Archival Material : English
Publication:Collection of letters and manuscripts of Sir Walter Scott (MA 432) item 6
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Praising Southey's poetry; thanking him for his "official lyrics," and observing that they "will make up a trio of real poets who have worn the laurel, Spenser, Dryden, and you"; discussing his recent vacation which he "spent in a very pleasant voyage round the coast and islands of Scotland"; mentioning [Samuel Taylor] Coleridge; promising to send him "a thumping quarto being entitled and called 'The Lord of the  Read more...
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Named Person: Samuel Taylor Coleridge; John Dryden; Edmund Spenser; William Wordsworth; Samuel Taylor Coleridge; John Dryden; Edmund Spenser; William Wordsworth
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Scott; Robert Southey
OCLC Number: 270633726
Notes: Addressed to "Robert Southey Esq. / Keswick / Cumberland."
With postmark and trace of a seal.
Part of a collection of letters from Sir Walter Scott, members of his family, and his biographer, John Gibson Lockhart. Items are described in individual records; see MA 432 for more details.
Description: 1 item (4 pages, with address) ; 25.1 cm

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Praising Southey's poetry; thanking him for his "official lyrics," and observing that they "will make up a trio of real poets who have worn the laurel, Spenser, Dryden, and you"; discussing his recent vacation which he "spent in a very pleasant voyage round the coast and islands of Scotland"; mentioning [Samuel Taylor] Coleridge; promising to send him "a thumping quarto being entitled and called 'The Lord of the Isles'"; expressing his disappointment that he was away from Abbotsford when [William] Wordsworth called.

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