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Browsing named entities in Lydia Maria Child, Letters of Lydia Maria Child (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier, Wendell Phillips, Harriet Winslow Sewall). You can also browse the collection for Charles Dickens or search for Charles Dickens in all documents.

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Lydia Maria Child, Letters of Lydia Maria Child (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier, Wendell Phillips, Harriet Winslow Sewall), To Prof. Convers Francis. (search)
To Prof. Convers Francis. New Rochelle, January 20, 1848. Here I am in my little out-of-the-way den, as comfortable as a grub in a nut. I have found it to hold good, as a general rule, that a person who will ask for a letter of introduction is sure to be a bore. If I were going to Europe, and letters of introduction to Wordsworth, Dickens, etc., were offered me, I would never present them, unless I happened by some accident to receive indications of a wish to be introduced, on the part of the men themselves. What right have I to intrude upon their time, and satisfy my impertinent curiosity by an inventory of their furniture and surroundings? Dignify it as they may, by talk about reverence for genius, loving a man for his writings, etc., I have always believed it a game of vanity, both with those who offer it, and those who are pleased with it. However, it is no matter whether I am wrong, or the customs of society are wrong. I am snugly out of the way of them here. Never wa
Lydia Maria Child, Letters of Lydia Maria Child (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier, Wendell Phillips, Harriet Winslow Sewall), Standard and popular Library books, selected from the catalogue of Houghton, Mifflin and Co. (search)
Leather Stocking Tales. Household Edition. Illustrated. 5 vols. $5.00. Riverside Edition. 5 vols. $1I.25. Richard H. Dana. To Cuba and Back. 16mo, $1.25. Two Years Before the Mast. x6mo, $1.50. Thomas de Quincey. Works. Riverside Edition. In 12 vols. crown 8vo. Per volume, cloth, $1.50; the set, $18.00. Globe Edition. Six vols. 2mo, $80.00. (Sold only in sets.) Standard and Popular Library Books. 7 Madame de Stael. Germany. I vol. crown 8vo, $2.50. Charles Dickens. Works. Illustrated Library Edition. In 29 volumes, crown 8vo. Cloth, each, $1.50; the set, $43.50. Globe Edition. In 15vols. 12mo. Cloth, per volume, $.25; the set, $18.75. J. Lewis Diman. The Theistic Argument as Affected by Recent Theories. 8vo, $2.00. Orations and Essays. 8vo, $2.50. F. S. Drake. Dictionary of American Biography. I vol. 8vo, cloth, $6.00. Charles L. Eastlake. Hints on Household Taste. Illustrated. 12mo, $3.00. George Eliot. Th