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George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard) 12 0 Browse Search
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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2, Chapter 18: Stratford-on-avon.—Warwick.—London.—Characters of judges and lawyers.—authors.—society.—January, 1839, to March, 1839.—Age, 28. (search)
ade no advance to Bulwer Sir Edward George Lytton Bulwer, 1816-73. He was raised to the peerage as Baron Lytton in 1866. or Disraeli, Benjamin Disraeli, author and statesman, born in 1805, and twice Prime-Minister of England. and we did not exchange words. An evening or two afterwards I sat opposite Bulwer at dinner. It was at my friend Milnes's, where we had a small but very pleasant company,—Bulwer, Macaulay, Hare Francis George Hare, 1786-1842; eldest brother of Augustus and Julius Hare. (called Italian Hare), O'Brien, and Monteith. I sat next to Macaulay, and opposite Bulwer; and I must confess that it was a relief from the incessant ringing of Macaulay's voice to hear Bulwer's lisping, slender, and effeminate tones. I liked Bulwer better than I wished. He talked with sense and correctness, though without brilliancy or force. His wife is on the point of publishing a novel, called Cheveley; or, The Man of Honor, in which are made revelations with regard to her quarre
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2, March 1, 1839. (search)
ade no advance to Bulwer Sir Edward George Lytton Bulwer, 1816-73. He was raised to the peerage as Baron Lytton in 1866. or Disraeli, Benjamin Disraeli, author and statesman, born in 1805, and twice Prime-Minister of England. and we did not exchange words. An evening or two afterwards I sat opposite Bulwer at dinner. It was at my friend Milnes's, where we had a small but very pleasant company,—Bulwer, Macaulay, Hare Francis George Hare, 1786-1842; eldest brother of Augustus and Julius Hare. (called Italian Hare), O'Brien, and Monteith. I sat next to Macaulay, and opposite Bulwer; and I must confess that it was a relief from the incessant ringing of Macaulay's voice to hear Bulwer's lisping, slender, and effeminate tones. I liked Bulwer better than I wished. He talked with sense and correctness, though without brilliancy or force. His wife is on the point of publishing a novel, called Cheveley; or, The Man of Honor, in which are made revelations with regard to her quarre
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard), Chapter 4: (search)
he evening I dined with Mr. Hare, Francis, eldest brother of Augustus and Julius Hare, authors of Guesses at Truth. an English gentleman of fortune and high conneheir genuineness is as strong as the belief at Florence is against it. Bunsen, Mr. Hare, Count Ludolf, and Marquis Gaetano have expressed themselves to me strongly onning favorite of the Emperor Nicholas,—the Abbe Stuart, Monsignor Wiseman, and Mr. Hare. The hostess is an intellectual person, something strange and original in hertantly. April 16.—. . . . The evening we passed at Lady Westmoreland's, where Mr. and Mrs. Hare, the Abbe Stuart, and two or three other people were invited to meMrs. Hare, the Abbe Stuart, and two or three other people were invited to meet us, and where, until half past 11 o'clock, we had an excellent dish of genuinely English talk, no small luxury at Rome; for, in their respective and very different ways, the Countess, Mr. Hare, and the Abbe Stuart are three of the best talkers I know of. April 19. . . . . We went to the Vatican Library . . . . As a library