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CHAPTER III
PRIVATE LETTERS 1842-1843

birds. No doubt the young ones say tender things to one another, and even the old ones do not dream of death. Talking of old ones, I come naturally to say a little of myself. I am an absolute cripple with the rheumatism. Perhaps a gallop round Doncaster racecourse would do me good, but I doubt my elasticity in springing to the saddle. I thought old age a fable until now : I now find it a serious and sad calamity.
It is no wonder to me that you were enchanted with York Cathedral. Whatever is excellent raises your admiration and enthusiasm. In how deplorable a state was architecture throughout the whole of Europe, until these last thirty years, ever since the death of Wren. And he undervalued and misunderstood the marvels of the Gothic. I can hardly imagine that even the Athenians heard such music in their chaste and beautiful temples as you heard in the Cathedral at York.(1) . . .
Mrs tells me she and her family went over to Weston Super Mare. Of all the places on the earth or the waters, this is surely the most muddy and miserable. She found it so, although her voyage was not made in search of the picturesque. I have no other Bath news to offer you. I have exhausted my genius

1 " Grecian architecture does not turn into ruin so grandly as Gothic. York Cathedral a thousand years hence, when the Americans have conquered and devastated the country, will be more striking [than the ruins of Pastum]."-Landor to his sister, Nov. 1827, Forster's " Life of Landor," ii. 137.

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