Page 205 line 6 dele inverted commas after ha!"
There is a great mistake in the 1st line page 195--it should read thus--
"Favour from thee and so I kisses gave To the void air &c"
Page 194 line 3 for not of interrog. put not of exclam
I cannot discover any other error--the preface is well without those things you have left out--Adieu--
Parts that should have inverted commas to every line
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Those ab〈b〉reviations of is't of is it and done't for done it are of great consequence more last words
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Address: Mr J. H. Reynolds ∣ Mr Butlers ∣ 2 Spencer Place ∣ Kennington Common.
Postmark: not recorded.
My dear Reynolds
It is an awful while since you have heard from me-- I hope I may not be punished, when I see you well, and so anxious as you always are for me, with the remembrance of my so seldom writing when you were so horribly confined--the most unhappy hours in our lives are those in which we recollect times past to our own blushing--If we are immortal that must be the Hell--If I must be immortal, I hope it will be after having taken a little of "that watery labyrinth" in order to forget some of my schoolboy days & others since those.
I have heard from George at different times how slowly you were recovering. It is a tedious thing--but all Medical