Item 95 - Letter from F. Pollock to Nora Sidgwick

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Add. MS c/103/95


Letter from F. Pollock to Nora Sidgwick


  • 23 Mar. 1906 (Creation)

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Thanks Nora for 'the old letters', of which he keeps a few 'for old time's sake.' Henry Sidgwick: A Memoir is 'full of interest'; wishes that there was more of the correspondence with Tennyson on English versification. Discusses the make-up of English verse. Remarks on an observation in the book on moral problems, and to another remark on authors' disgust with their works. Refers also to Henry's 'abrupt dropping of Arabic', and remarks that he would have expected him to keep it as a recreation. Refers to having reluctantly given up Sanskrit himself, and reports that a tour in the west of Ireland has set him 'dabbling in Gaelic....'

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