candlestick

August-December 1842


The Collected Letters, Volume 15


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TC TO JOHN STERLING ; 27 October 1842; DOI: 10.1215/lt-18421027-TC-JOST-01; CL 15: 150-151


TC TO JOHN STERLING

[27 October 1842]

Have you seen this?1 A Lancashire man has voluntarily reprinted it, and it seems to be circulating in certain channels. The more widely the better, in such a soil as ours. The Potatoe-Quixote2 first introduced it here, as a kind of basis to that vegetable new-religion of his: so sick is this poor Earth.

Salve Vale [Hail and Farewell]

T. C.