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Works of Charles and Mary Lamb. VI-VII. Letters
Charles Lamb to Samuel Taylor Coleridge, [Summer 1819]

Contents vol. VI
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Contents vol. VII
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Appendix I
Appendix II
Appendix III
List of Letters
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[No date. ? Summer, 1819.]

DR C. Your sonnet is capital. The Paper ingenious, only that it split into 4 parts (besides a side splinter) in the carriage. I have transferred it to the common English Paper, manufactured of rags, for better preservation. I never knew before how the Iliad and Odyssey were written. Tis strikingly corroborated by observations on Cats. These domestic animals, put ’em on a rug before the fire, wink their eyes up and listen to the Kettle, and then purr, which is their Poetry.

On Sunday week we kiss your hands (if they are clean). This next Sunday I have been engaged for some time.

With remembces to your good Host and Hostess

Yours ever
C. Lamb.