August 1843-March 1844

The Collected Letters, Volume 17


TC TO JANE WELSH CARLYLE ; 31 August 1843; DOI: 10.1215/lt-18430831-TC-JWC-01; CL 17: 103


Scotsbrig, Thursday forenoon 31 Augt, 1843—


The weather is not rainy, nor perhaps like to rain, tho' to my eyes it looks dimmish;—in my pusillanimity I could almost have prayed that it had been otherwise! However, Forward is now the word; in terms of the agreement we must off. Jamie goes with me to Dumfries, thro' the grey windless day. I have written to Miss Donaldson, to John Gordon. Write thou on Saturday, “Post-Office Edinburgh.” I think I shall probably run on direct to Haddington tomorrow night.— John, it seems by his letter to me, will be with you tonight. Be good till I come, Dearest! Adieu, a thousand times adieu. You own ever

T. Carlyle