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The Daily Dispatch: January 21, 1864., [Electronic resource] 28 0 Browse Search
Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life 14 0 Browse Search
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Dickens on Thackeray — a Graceful and touching tribute. The following tribute to the memory of William Makepeace Thackeray, by Charles Dickens, opens the February number of the Cornhill Magazine: It has been desired by some of the personal friends of the great English writer who established this magazine, that its brief record of his having been stricken from among men should be written by the old comrade and brother in arms who pens these lines, and of whom he often wrote himself, aWilliam Makepeace Thackeray, by Charles Dickens, opens the February number of the Cornhill Magazine: It has been desired by some of the personal friends of the great English writer who established this magazine, that its brief record of his having been stricken from among men should be written by the old comrade and brother in arms who pens these lines, and of whom he often wrote himself, and always with the warmest generosity. I saw him first nearly twenty-eight years ago, when he proposed to become the illustrator of my earliest book. I saw him last shortly before Christmas, at the Athenæum Club, when he told me that he had been in bed three days--that, after three attacks he was troubled with cold shivering "which quite took the power of work out of him"--and that he had it in his mind to try a new remedy which he laughingly described. He was very cheerful, and looked v