The Life and Correspondence of Robert Southey [NOOK Book]

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Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits, maps, sketches etc We have endeavoured to keep the quality of these images, so they represent accurately the original artefact. Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future ...
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The Life and Correspondence of Robert Southey

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Overview

Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits, maps, sketches etc We have endeavoured to keep the quality of these images, so they represent accurately the original artefact. Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.
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  • BN ID: 2940026918409
  • Publisher: Longman, Brown, Green , and Longmans
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Digitized from 1849 volume
  • File size: 673 KB

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CHAPTER XX. FEELINGS OF REJOICING AT THE TERMINATION OF THE WAR WITH FRANCE. JOURNEY TO WATERLOO. ACCOUNT OF BEGUINAGE8 AT GHENT. NOTICES OF FLANDERS. OF THE . FIELD OF BATTLE. PURCHASE OF THE ACTA SANCTORUM. DETENTION BY THE ILLNESS OF HIS DAUGHTER AT AIX- LA-CHAPELLE. RETURN HOME. PICTURE OF HIS DOMESTIC HAPPINESS IN THE PILGRIMAGE TO WATERLOO. MULTITUDE OF CORRESPONDENTS. MEETING WITH SPANISH LIBERALES IN LONDON. RAPID FLIGHT OF TIME. DECLINING FACILITY OF POETICAL COMPOSITION. POLITICS. REGRETS FOR THE DEATH OF YOUNG DUSAUTOY. THE PILGRIMAGE TO WATERLOO. SCOTT'S LORD OF THE ISLES. THE HISTORY OF UK A/.I I.. EVILS IN SOCIETY. WANT OF ENGLISH BEGUINAGES. EARLY ENGLISH POETRY. DEATH OF HIS SON. POETICAL CRITICISM. FEELINGS OF RESIGNATION. CIRCUMSTANCES OF HIS EARLY LIFE. GEOLOGY AND BOTANY BETTER STUDIES THAN CHEMICAL AND PHYSICAL Science. Thomson's Castle or Indolence. Youthful FEELINGS. OWEN OF LANARK. REMARKS ON HIS OWN FORTUNES AND CHARACTER. COLLEGE LIFE. WORDSWORTH'S POEMS. 1815 1816. How deep an interest my father had taken in the protracted contest between France and England, the reader has seen; nor will he, I think, if well acquainted with the events of those times, and the state of feeling common among young men of the more educated classes at the close of the last century, be apt to censure him as grossly inconsistent, because he condemned the war at its outset, and augured wellat the commencement of Bonaparte's career, and yet could earnestly desire that war, in its later stages, " to be carried on with all the heart, and all the soul, and all the strength of this mighty empire," and could rejoice in the downfall " Of him, who, while Europe crouched under his rod, Puthis trust in his fortune, and no...
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