Letters from Egypt : Lady Duff Gordon's letters from Egypt download epub
by George Meredith,Janet Ross
The letters of Lady Duff Gordon are an introduction to her in person. She wrote as she talked, and that is not always the note of private correspondence, the pen being such an official instrument.
The letters of Lady Duff Gordon are an introduction to her in person. Readers growing familiar with her voice will soon have assurance that, addressing the public, she would not have blotted a passage or affected a tone for the applause of all Europe. Yet she could own to a liking for flattery, and say of the consequent vanity, that an insensibility to it is inhuman.
Letters From Egypt book. Her humour was a mouthpiece of nature.
2 letters from egypt. nominated Professor of Civil Law in the new London University, and wishing to study Roman Law under Niebuhr and Schlegel at Bonn. 4 letters from egypt. and a very funny old French fiddler with a poodle, who was diligently taking three sea-baths a day, were mixed up in a fanciful manner, sometimes humorous, often very pathetic, especially when the water-sprites brought him greetings from the North Sea. He afterwards told her that one of his most charming poems
Lady Duff-Gordon had tuberculosis, and went to Egypt for her health. This collection of her personal letters to her mother and her husband.
Lady Duff-Gordon had tuberculosis, and went to Egypt for her health. The letters are as much an introduction to her person as a record of her life on the Upper Nile.
Lucy Duff Gordon must have been a real pistol! These letters are from the late 19th century, and from upper Egypt . south on the Nile not far from its cataracts. She was slowly dying of . as she wrote them but you'd scarcely know it from her grit, wry humor and total lack of self-pity.
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Lucie, Lady Duff-Gordon (24 June 1821 – 14 July 1869) was an English author and translator who wrote as Lucie Gordon
Lucie, Lady Duff-Gordon (24 June 1821 – 14 July 1869) was an English author and translator who wrote as Lucie Gordon. She is best known for her Letters from Egypt, 1863–1865 (1865) and Last Letters from Egypt (1875), most of which are addressed to her husband, Alexander Duff-Gordon, and her mother, Sarah Austin. Having moved in prominent literary circles in London, she contracted tuberculosis and migrated in 1861 to South Africa for health reasons.