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CHAPTER I
PRIVATE LETTERS 1838 - 1839

you come to Warwick, I could have shown you the wood-pigeons building and nightingales (or rather a nightingale) singing in my sister's garden, in spite of the eternal mowing and weeding. Yesterday the third Miss Prior(1) was married. I was invited to the wedding, but could not go, as some cousins were coming to visit me, whom I had never seen for about thirty years.
In London I sat next to Lord Canterbury (2) at dinner. By this time he has returned to Paris. I waited in vain for him to mention Rose, for it gratifies me to hear her admired, whether by young or old. The portrait (3) will be returned next month ; but at present the engraving has made so little progress that I was not permitted to see it. Fisher begged me to sit again to him for a picture which he intends to keep. D'Orsay and everybody else thought the others too old looking, and D'Orsay gave him the reason-which is, my sitting in a chair raises my shoulders which are low, and shortens my neck which is long. I stood up and he has made the only picture of me which is worth a fig, excepting

1" June ii, 1839-At Leamington, F. H. Stephens, Esq., Captain, 14th Dragoons, to Louisa Sophia, daughter of A. R. Prior, Esq., granddaughter of the late Sir John Call, Bart."-- Gentleman's Manazine.
2 Formerly Mr Charles Manners Sutton, Speaker of the House of Commons in 1817 and again in 1833. Lord Canterbury died in 1845.
3 A portrait of Miss Paynter by William Fisher. The engraving was published in the "Book of Beauty," 1840. The portrait of Landor, also referred to, is now in the National Portrait Gallery.

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