Memoirs of Joseph Grimaldi

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"Pray do you now and then read modern Biography? I have been highly entertained, & even interested by the Memoirs of Mathews, edited & mostly written by his wife. Well, and another lively amusing book of the same class is the Life of Grimaldi, by Dickens. Both Mathews & Grimaldi, though considered as Buffoons, were full of good feeling, & excellent private characters. I arose from the perusal of each work, with respect & love for both men; and since the publication of Crabb"s Memoirs, and Campbell"s Life of Mrs Siddons, I have read no Biography I like half so well".

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Notes
Letter to Henry Crabb Robinson, 26th Feb 1840 but text was first mentioned in letter to Anna (Grosvenor) Wilbraham, 4th June 1839. Text was 'edited by Boz'

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Reading experience
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Evidence

"Pray do you now and then read modern Biography? I have been highly entertained, & even interested by the Memoirs of Mathews, edited & mostly written by his wife. Well, and another lively amusing book of the same class is the Life of Grimaldi, by Dickens. Both Mathews & Grimaldi, though considered as Buffoons, were full of good feeling, & excellent private characters. I arose from the perusal of each work, with respect & love for both men; and since the publication of Crabb"s Memoirs, and Campbell"s Life of Mrs Siddons, I have read no Biography I like half so well".

Source

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Notes
Letter to Henry Crabb Robinson, 26th Feb 1840 but text was first mentioned in letter to Anna (Grosvenor) Wilbraham, 4th June 1839. Text was 'edited by Boz'

How to cite this record

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Accessed on 2020/10/28 01:52:10

Related place
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Related people
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Related text or manuscript
Letters of Sarah Harriet Burney, The
Related place
England
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