Memorials in Verse and Prose (Classic Reprint)

Memorials in Verse and Prose (Classic Reprint)

by Lewis Campbell
     
 

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Lewis Campbell was born on September 3, 1830, at Howard Place, Edinburgh. His father was Captain Robert Campbell, R.N., first cousin to the poet, Thomas Campbell, and his mother Eliza Constantia, eldest daughter of Richard Pryce, of Gunley, Montgomeryshire. His father died in 1832, and his mother, left lonely and poor,

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Lewis Campbell was born on September 3, 1830, at Howard Place, Edinburgh. His father was Captain Robert Campbell, R.N., first cousin to the poet, Thomas Campbell, and his mother Eliza Constantia, eldest daughter of Richard Pryce, of Gunley, Montgomeryshire. His father died in 1832, and his mother, left lonely and poor, worked gallantly to educate him and his brother Robert. She lived till 1865, thus seeing her chief desires fulfilled regarding her son, as she visited him in his new home at St Andrews.

Lewis went first in 1838 to the Circus Place School where, being young and sensitive, he was somewhat bullied by the rougher boys. In 1840 he went to the Edinburgh Academy, as also did his brother Robert at a later date. Here began the friendship with James Clerk Maxwell, at whose home, Glenlair, Dumfries-shire, many of Lewis's holidays were spent. Some also were spent at his.

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ISBN-13:
9781330530863
Publisher:
FB &c Ltd
Publication date:
07/01/2015
Pages:
510
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.03(d)

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