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LONDON: BRADBURY AND EVANS, PRINTERS, WHITEFRIARS, CONTENTS OF VOL. II.

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CHAPTER IV.

Letter to Miss Mayow-Literary subjects—Keddie-Old friendship, Pleasing

incidents-Dines at Holland House-Fox and Virgil—Dressed in bor-
rowed plumes Social habits-Hopes from GovernmentA deserted

CHAPTER VII.*

“O'Connor's Child”-Teaching the Gracesą. Visit to the Siddons- Anecdote--

Letter from the nursery-Death of his son--Paternal sorrow-Corres-
pondence- Home reminiscences Anecdoteg-Success of “Gertrude"
Portrait-New year politics-Critics and chemists--His portrait by
Lawrence-Engraving-Sydenham friends--Social visits-Buonaparte

-Slave trade-Lectures-Death of the Poet's mother - Letter to his
sister-Success of his lectures-His oratory-Incidents during lecture
-A new field-Lectures and reels--Lady Charlotte-New acquaint-

ances—Improvisatore-Author of the “ Sabbath "-- Anecdotes—Letter

from Madame de Staël-Lectures-Public news-Mutual friends—Cap-

tain Morris_“ Mariner's Dream”-Languages-New recruits for the

army . . . . . . . . . . . 187—229

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CHAPTER XI.

Lectures and Specimens— Visit from Mrs. Siddons-His son—Visit to Hamp-

stead— The Hills-Rabaut-Story of the Rabauts-Pastor and historian
-French Protestants--Scottish Covenanters-Letter from Sir Walter
Scott--Letter to his sister-Original lines-Selections-Lectures-Let-
ter to Mr. Murray-Letter-Calumet of peace“Gertrude”- Norton-
Fastidious taste- Reminiscences--Scott, Irving, Horner-Monody on
Horner-The Poet Crabbe--Letter to Crabbe-Kemble Festival --Con-
vivium Poeticum-Monody on the Princess Charlotte-Correspondence

with Roscoe-Lectures in the Liverpool Institution-Lectures in Bir-

mingham - De Lys — Anecdotes — Domestic happiness — Return to

Sydenham “ Specimens”-Paternal anxiety-Declines lecturing 308–351

CHAPTER XII.

Germany revisited -- Preparations for tour - Literary engagements-He

embarks for Holland - Rotterdam -- Haërlem - Great Organ-Dutch
scenery and character--Bonn on the Rhine-Schlegel-Professors-

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