[letter offering his opinion of Gaskell's biography of Charlotte Bronte]

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"I don"t think you know how much good your letter did me. In the first place I was really afraid that you did not like my book, because I had never received your usual letter of criticism; and in the second, it was the one sweet little drop of honey that the postman had brought me for some time, as, on the average, I had been receiving three letters a day for above a fortnight, finding great fault with me (to use a [italics] mild [end italics] expression for the tone of their compliments) for my chapter about the Cowan Bridge School."

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Aged 47 [Experience in 1857, born in 1810]

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Notes
Additional editor Arthur Pollard. Letter from Elizabeth Gaskell to William Fairbairn.

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Related place
England
Related people
Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn
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Letters of Mrs Gaskell, The
Related place
England
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[letter offering his opinion of Gaskell's biography of Charlotte Bronte]

Reading experience
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Source

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Notes
Additional editor Arthur Pollard. Letter from Elizabeth Gaskell to William Fairbairn.

How to cite this record

You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website. It cannot be used commercially without permission. Please ensure the following credit accompanies it:

Letters of Mrs Gaskell, The
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/74920
Accessed on 2020/09/21 09:10:00

Related place
England
Related people
Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn
Related text or manuscript
Letters of Mrs Gaskell, The
Related place
England
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