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By Timothy Hands (auth.)

ISBN-10: 134908249X

ISBN-13: 9781349082490

ISBN-10: 1349082511

ISBN-13: 9781349082513

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This latter sacrament I . . find . . very efficacious' (Letters, n, 113). 18 Reading Goethe, Schiller, and an article on Shakespeare in the Prospective Review. 8 (Thurs) Returns to London from St Leonards. 17 Visits Hyde Park to look for new lodgings. 30 Fire destroys the presses and composing room of Savill and Edwards, printers of the Westminster. October 1 (Sat) Decides to take lodgings at 21 Cambridge Street. Her move here almost certainly marks the beginning of her formal relationship with GHL.

31 Meets Thornton Leigh Hunt at Rosehill, where he stays the weekend. June 2 (Mon) Writes the prospectus for the Westminster. 5 GE and Chapman make a 'solemn and holy vow' to bind them to 'the right' (Haight, p. 91). 9 Suggests to Chapman that he should give out that he employs an editor whilst himself retaining editorial responsibility. 12 Advises Chapman on how the proofs of the prospectus might have been circulated more diplomatically. 15 Gives Chapman further advice on attracting supporters for the Westminster.

Reports that she has been made joint trustee of fund for publication of Harriet Martineau's translation of Comte. 15 Returns to London. Attends GHL' s The Chain of Events with Spencer, reporting to Bray, 'It is a very long chain and drags rather heavily' (Letters, II, 18). 17 James Martineau agrees to write for the Westminster. 21 Herbert Spencer alarmed by GE' s affection for him. Assures Sara Hennell of her lasting friendship: 'I love you more than ever, not less' (I, 275). 24 Attends Donizetti's I Martiri at Covent Garden with Spencer, telling the Brays, 'We have agreed that we are not in love with each other, and that there is no reason why we should not 1852 31 have as much of each other's society as we like' (Letters, n, 22).

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