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The marks of a reader, such as one imagines for oneself in dreams, thoughtful, critical, and kind

An anonymous review of the Child’s Garden of Verses, appearing in the Pall Mall Gazette for March 1885, gave RLS so much pleasure that he wrote (in the four words, ‘Now who are you?’) to inquire the name of its … Continue reading

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O, when shall I find the story of my dreams?

Ch.E. C.B. Appleton was the editor of the literary journal Academy,1869-79. The Portfolio paper about Scotland and England: project never carried out; thoughts on the subject ultimately appeared in ‘The Foreigner at home’, CornhillMagazine, 1882. [As usual, dots between square … Continue reading

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A wild energy that we never feel except in dreams

This is addressed to a favourite cousin of the Balfour (maternal) clan, Maud (1844-1919), married to a Cambridge professor, Churchill Babington, whose home is at the college living of Cockfield near Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk. RLS has visited him in … Continue reading

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