candlestick

1853


The Collected Letters, Volume 28


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TC TO LADY ASHBURTON ; 31 December 1853; DOI: 10.1215/lt-18530000-TC-LA-01; CL 28: 372


TC TO LADY ASHBURTON

[late 1853?]

Christo Sacrum

Ille Dei verbo magna pietate favebat;

Perpetua dignus Posteritate coli.

D.FRIDR. Duci Saxon.1 (means Friedrich

(Elector of Saxony

&c

Albertus Durer. Nur. Faciebat

MDXXIII2

A very beautiful old Print,3 of a fat wise Elector, with much curly beard, fur round his neck, and a cloth cap on his head.

——Lies waiting to show itself to you by the first opportunity; and will now always remind me of you,—were that needed. Do not give me anything more, O my Bountiful; have you not given me enough already, more than I can ever repay!— —Tomorrow or tonight, if you are not at home today.

T.C.