Item 12 - Letter from Arthur Waley to R. C. Trevelyan

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Letter from Arthur Waley to R. C. Trevelyan

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  • 27 June [1926?] (Creation)

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British Museum, W.C. - Thanks Bob for his list of errata; has adopted all the suggestions. Agrees with Bob's observation in his letter that ''Lighter, because of thee, than fluff or feather' [in "Poverty", by Yang Hsiung] is 'awkward', but could not find a 'satisfactory way out'. Very kind of Bob to take so much trouble, this is 'positively the last time' he will bother him like this, as he does not think 'there are any more Chinese poems to translate'. Is going away for a month. Goldie [Lowes Dickinson] is staying with Arthur's mother the last weekend in July and he will try to be there; has not seen Goldie for 'ages'. [cf perhaps 2/142]

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