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would happen, in casu consimili, in America.
Tell Washington Allston that a brother artist of great distinction—Mr. Collins
William Collins, 1787-1847.
A memoir of this landscape painter has been written by his son, William Wilkie Collins, the novelist.—inquired after him in a most affectionate manner, and wished to be remembered to him. Southey told Collins that he thought some of Allston's poems were among the finest productions of modern times.
Mr. and Mrs. Gaily Knight are reading Prescott, and admire him very much.
I know few people whose favorable judgment is more to be valued than his. I have spoken with Macaulay about an American edition of his works.
He has received no communication from any publisher on the subject, and seemed to be coy and disinclined.
He said they were trifles, full of mistakes, which he should rather see forgotten than preserved.
An edition by Carey & Hart, of Philadelphia, was published in 1841, and preceded any English edition. I have just he