LETTERS TO DEAD AUTHORS

BY ANDREW LANG

WITH AN ETCHED PORTRAIT BY S. J. FERRIS AND FOUR ADDITIONAL LETTERS

NEW YORK

CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS

1893

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  • Title Page iii
  • Introduction - To the Gentle Reader v
  • Contents vii
  • To W. M. Thackeray 1
  • To Charles Dickens 9
  • To Pierre De Ronsard 19
  • To Herodotus 31
  • Epistle to Mr. Alexander Pope 43
  • To Lucian of Samosata 51
  • To Maître Françoys Rabelais 61
  • To Jane Austen 69
  • To Master Isaak Walton 79
  • To M. Chapelain 89
  • To Sir John Maundeville, Kt. 99
  • To Theocritus 117
  • To Sir Walter Scott, Bart. 137
  • To Eusebius of Cæsarea 147
  • To Percy Bysshe Shelley 157
  • To Monsieur De Molière, Valet De Chambre Du Roi 167
  • To Robert Burns 177
  • To Lord Byron 187
  • To Omar Khayyám 195
  • To Q. Horatius Flaccus 201
  • To Maister Iohn Knox 211
  • To the Reverend Increase Mather 221
  • To Homer 233
  • To Samuel Pepys, Esq. 243
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