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Lord Byron to John Murray, 28 November 1813

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“November 28th, 1813.

“Send another copy (if not too much of a request) to Lady Holland of the Journal*, in my name, when you receive this; it is for Earl Grey—and I will relinquish my own. Also to Mr. Sharpe, and Lady Holland, and Lady Caroline Lamb, copies of ‘The Bride,’ as soon as convenient.

“P.S. Mr. Ward and myself still continue our purpose; but I shall not trouble you on any arrangement on the score of the Giaour and the Bride till our return—or, at any rate, before May, 1814—that is, six months from hence: and before that time you will be able to ascertain

* Penrose’s Journal, a book published by Mr. Murray at this time.

488 NOTICES OF THE A. D. 1813.
how far your offer may be a losing one; if so, you can deduct proportionably; and if not, I shall not at any rate allow you to go higher than your present proposal, which is very handsome and more than fair*.

“I have had,—but this must be entre nous,—a very kind note, on the subject of ‘the Bride,’ from Sir James Mackintosh, and an invitation to go there this evening, which it is now too late to accept.”