January-July 1843

The Collected Letters, Volume 16


TC TO RICHARD MONCKTON MILNES ; 19 May 1843; DOI: 10.1215/lt-18430519-TC-RMM-01; CL 16: 175


Chelsea, 19 May, 1843—

Cid mio [My Lord], in good hour hast thou returned!”1 The impatience of the public was fast mounting towards anxiety. Everybody said, We cannot want our Milnes!

I am here on Sunday Morning entirely free;—and if you came before one o'clock, we could fly out into the Lanes, and escape the profanum vulgus [rabble]. I am also at home, I think, every evg till Tuesday. Thirdly, I will call at Pall Mall No 26,2 the first day I pass within wind of it. And so let us meet quam primum [as soon as possible]. Yours ever

T. Carlyle