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CHAPTER I
PRIVATE LETTERS 1838 - 1839

and Southey and Robinson(1) have also been there lately. . .
In the commencement of Napoleon's career I remember Madame Tallien, Madame Recamier and Pauline. I remember one more, certainly not less beautiful than the most distinguished of these, but contented to hide an illustrious name, with many talents and every virtue in deep obscurity. These are the only French ladies I ever saw worth looking at. Perhaps I ought not to say this exactly. The Duchesse de Grammont(2) was handsome, rather past her perfection, but retaining a part of her bloom and all her graces. If you meet her you will be pleased with her. . . .
Let me return to those who will interest you more.

1 Mr John henyon, "lover of frolic and fancy," was an intimate friend of Landor's, and a kinsman, as everyone knows, of Mrs Browning. His volume of "Poems for the Most Part Occasional," was published in 1838. A portrait of Landor, by Fisher, in his possession, was given by his executors to Crabb Robinson, the Robinson of the text, who bequeathed it to the National Portrait Gallery.
2 "The Duc and Duchesse de Grammont were our neighbours in the Avenue de Paris, Versailles. The Duchesse was a sister of Count d'Orsay'. She had then the remains of great beauty, and fair hair of wonderful length. She told me that her brother had made a wager that he could produce a hair from a lady's head measuring rivo yards. The bet was taken, and he wrote to his sister to send him one hair in a letter. She sent.him twe or three, which exceeded the exact two yards, and the bet was won."-R. G.-S.
Antoine, lluc de Grammont, died in 1855 ; the Duchesse, who survived him, died in 1882. Their son, often referred to in these letters as the Duc de Guiche, now became Duc de Grammont. He was Foreign Secretary, under the Emperor, on the outbreak of the Franco-German war.

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