A Letter Book Selected with an Introduction on the History and Art of Letter-Writing
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A Letter Book Selected with an Introduction on the History and Art of Letter-Writing

By George Saintsbury
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Table of Contents
  • Transcriber's Note
    • A LETTER BOOK
  • A LETTER BOOK
    • SELECTED WITH AN INTRODUCTION ON THE HISTORY AND ART OF LETTER-WRITING
      • BY
    • BY
    • GEORGE SAINTSBURY
    • PREFACE
    • CONTENTS
    • INTRODUCTION
      • THE HISTORY AND ART OF LETTER WRITING
    • THE HISTORY AND ART OF LETTER WRITING
    • I
      • ANCIENT HISTORY
    • ANCIENT HISTORY
    • II
      • LETTERS IN ENGLISH—BEFORE 1700
    • LETTERS IN ENGLISH—BEFORE 1700
    • III
      • THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
    • THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
    • IV
      • NINETEENTH CENTURY LETTERS. EARLY
    • NINETEENTH CENTURY LETTERS. EARLY
    • V
      • NINETEENTH CENTURY LETTERS. LATER
    • NINETEENTH CENTURY LETTERS. LATER
    • VI
      • SOME SPECIAL KINDS OF LETTER
    • SOME SPECIAL KINDS OF LETTER
    • VII
      • CONCLUSION
    • CONCLUSION
    • APPENDIX TO INTRODUCTION
      • I
      • GREEK LETTERS.—SYNESIUS (c. 375-430)
        • Letter CVIII. (to his Brother)
        • Letter CXXIV
      • Letter CVIII. (to his Brother)
      • Letter CXXIV
      • LATIN LETTERS.—PLINY (62-114)
        • Plinius to his Asinius Gallus—Health
      • Plinius to his Asinius Gallus—Health
      • LETTER OF THE "DARK" AGES
      • SIDONIUS APOLLINARIS (431?-482-4)
        • Book III. Letter III
        • Sidonius to his Ecdicius—Health
      • Book III. Letter III
      • Sidonius to his Ecdicius—Health
      • EARLY MEDIAEVAL LETTER (Twelfth Century)
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • I
    • GREEK LETTERS.—SYNESIUS (c. 375-430)
      • Letter CVIII. (to his Brother)
      • Letter CXXIV
    • Letter CVIII. (to his Brother)
    • Letter CXXIV
    • LATIN LETTERS.—PLINY (62-114)
      • Plinius to his Asinius Gallus—Health
    • Plinius to his Asinius Gallus—Health
    • LETTER OF THE "DARK" AGES
    • SIDONIUS APOLLINARIS (431?-482-4)
      • Book III. Letter III
      • Sidonius to his Ecdicius—Health
    • Book III. Letter III
    • Sidonius to his Ecdicius—Health
    • EARLY MEDIAEVAL LETTER (Twelfth Century)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • ENGLISH LETTERS
    • THE PASTONS. Fifteenth Century
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • ROGER ASCHAM (1515-1568)
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • LADY MARY SIDNEY (?[81]-1586)
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • GEORGE CLIFFORD EARL OF CUMBERLAND (1558-1605)
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • JOHN DONNE (1573-1631)
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • JAMES HOWELL (1593-1666)
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • JOHN EVELYN (1620-1706)
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • DOROTHY OSBORNE (1627-1695)
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • JONATHAN SWIFT (1667-1745)
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • LADY MARY WORTLEY-MONTAGU (1689-1762)
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • PHILIP DORMER STANHOPE, EARL OF CHESTERFIELD (1694-1773)
    • GEORGE BALLARD (1706-1755)
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • THOMAS GRAY (1716-1771)
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • HORACE WALPOLE (1717-1797)
      • [AND W. M. THACKERAY].
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • [AND W. M. THACKERAY].
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • TOBIAS GEORGE SMOLLETT (1721-1771)
    • WILLIAM COWPER (1731-1800)
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • SYDNEY SMITH (1771-1845)
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • SIR WALTER SCOTT (1771-1832)
    • SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE (1772-1834)
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • ROBERT SOUTHEY (1774-1843)
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHARLES LAMB (1775-1834)
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • GEORGE GORDON, LORD BYRON (1788-1824)
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY (1792-1822)
    • JOHN KEATS (1795-1821)
    • THE CARLYLES—THOMAS (1795-1881) and JANE WELSH (1801-1866)
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY (1800-1859)
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • THOMAS LOVELL BEDDOES (1803-1849)
    • ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING (1806-1861)
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • EDWARD FITZGERALD (1809-1883)
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • FRANCES ANNE KEMBLE (1809-1893)
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY (1811-1863)
    • CHARLES DICKENS (1812-1870)
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHARLES KINGSLEY (1819-1875)
    • JOHN RUSKIN (1819-1900)
    • ROBERT LOUIS BALFOUR STEVENSON (1850-1894)
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • The Peace of the Augustans
    • A Survey of Eighteenth Century Literature as a Place of Rest and Refreshment
  • Handbooks of English Literature
    • Edited by the late J. W. HALES, M.A. Professor of English Literature, King's College, London
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