Nick of the Woods: A Story of Kentucky

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Elizabeth Barrett to Mary Russell Mitford, 9 February 1841: "If you are looking out for romances to melt away the sense of snow & long evenings from your invalid [i.e. Mitford"s father], there is the American Dr Bird"s ""Nick of the Woods"" -- which for adventure & hair breadth escapes & rapid movement from the beginning to the end, will charm you far above the freezing point, though face to face with a thermometer. I recommend to you ""Nick of the Woods"". I read it lately myself, & went forthwith by metempsychosis into a pilgrim of those vast sighing forests".

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England
Related people
Barrett, Elizabeth
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The Brownings' Correspondence
Related place
England
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Reading experience
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Evidence

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How to cite this record

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The Brownings' Correspondence
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/70996
Accessed on 2019/12/14 18:09:03

Related place
England
Related people
Barrett, Elizabeth
Related text or manuscript
The Brownings' Correspondence
Related place
England
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