n of George IV.; and the outlines of Flaxman for Aeschylus, interleaved in a beautiful copy of the original, and presented to the late Countess Spencer by Flaxman, with a manuscript inscription.
The large paper copies of books in this room are extraordinary, both for their beauty and number, especially the folios; and the binding of all the books, without being showy, is as rich and solid as money could make it. . . . . In the Long Library is a cabinet containing the Historical Plays of Shakespeare, illustrated by Lady Lucan, Lord Spencer's grandmother.
I looked there among the early Italian and English books, where almost nothing was wanting that could be asked after or thought of.
The whole number of volumes in the library is about 110,000, no doubt the finest private library in the world, and all collected by the late Earl.
The collection of rarities is said to have cost above £ 200,000. And so the present Earl finds it expedient to economize, which he does very cheerfully.
Seville, I. 237-241; Alcazar, 238, 240; Cathedral, 238, 239; people of, 239, 240.
Seymour, Mr., I. 447.
Shakespeare, study of, I. 394; Tieck's reading of, 473, 477, 482; Schlegel's translation of, 468, 483
Sharon, Mass., E. Billing, 80; takes private courses on Dante, 85; the Fine Arts, Statistics, and the Spirit of the Times, 86; never parts from Shakespeare, Milton, Dante, and the Greek Testament.
86; admiration for Shakespeare and Milton, 148; in Paris, studies French lanShakespeare and Milton, 148; in Paris, studies French language and literature, and the Langue Romane, with Le Chevalier, Roquefort, and Raynouard, 131, and it. 487: in Rome, studies antiquities with Nibby, I. 171, and Italian, 172, 173: after accepting professorship in Harvard College, decides to go to Sp245, 249, 250, 289, 361; health, I. 383; industry, 383; methodical habits, 385 note; studies Dante, 85, 394, 475 note; Shakespeare, 394, 473 note; Milton, 394; resigns professorship, 399; second visit to Europe, 400-411, II. 1-183; for ten years aft