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CHAPTER V
PRIVATE LETTERS 1848-1857

Such were my phantasies not long ago,
Ere thou wast nearer : I had thought once more
To ramble as of old along the shore
Of Larius, now indeed with step more slow :

And thence, if such a scene the heart can bear
To leave behind, Sorrento's cliffs along,
From that old terrace-walk guitar and song
(Spectres! away with ye !) again to hear.

To Mrs Graves-Sawle.
[July 1855]
... I found my old friend (1) in better health than I expected. He had never seen the Crystal Palace. Lame as he is, he came over the following day with Lady Napier, and we went together over the whole of it. And only fancy, the great fountains were set playing for me ! The beautiful N.(2) showed me her little girl, who was very amiable with me, as little girls always were : I mean the very little ones. I was obliged to declare to Lady Napier that if she spoilt her grandchild I would never make her a proposal. I spent some hours too with Kossuth, who could not dine with me and Forster, because he had to receive a

1 In 1855 Landor visited London, and he never went there again, except when he passed through on his journey to Italy in 1858. The above letter was published in Forster's "Life." His "old friend" was General Sir William Napier, then living in Clapham Park.
2 Miss Nora Napier had married Sir Henry Bruce, afterwards Lord Aberdare.

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