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The Life and Writings of Bishop Heber


The Life and Writings of Bishop Heber

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    Reginald Heber
Excerpt from book: CHAPTER III. Publication of Poems. — Death of Lieutenant R. J. Shipley. — Illness.— War in Russia. — Moscow. — Madame de Stael. — Wilkins' Siege of Jerusalem. — Death of Colonel Hill. — Return to Hodnet. — His Mode of Life. — Anecdote. —Preaches the -Campion Lectures. — Letter from Lord Grenville. — Correspondence. — Death of the Rev. T. C. Heber. — "Timour's Councils." — Milman's "Fall of Jerusalem." — Kin- neir'a "Travels in Asia Minor." — Appointment as University Preacher. —Bowdler's "Select Pieces in Prose and Verse." — Anecdote of a Beggar. — Treatise on the Distinction between the Two Marys. (TO JOHN THORNTON, ESQ.) " Hodnet Rectory, March 17,1812. " Our journey to Harrowgate will take place, I expect, about the latter end of April: it is a very pleasant circumstance for ua that the Wilmots are going there about the same time. " What time I have been able to spare has been chiefly devoted to preparing for the press a collected edition of all my poems, on which Longman and Rees have stimulated me to venture, hoping, perhaps, that Dr. Crotch's music,f which you have seen advertised, may tend to revive the vogue of the poem he has made use of. " Soon after the 25th of this month we are to leave our present old house, the materials of which are to be applied to the new building, and to take shelter in the parsonage at Moreton for two years. The change, in point of goodness of mansion, is considerably for the better, and we are still v?ithin Hodnet parish, properly so called, of which Moreton is a dependent member." Publishers and booksellers. t" Palestine " was set to music, as an Oratorio, by Dr. Crotch, about this time. 6 (65) (TO R. J. WILMOT, ESQ.) " Habrowgate, June 10, 1812. " We are now very snugly established in lodgings in High ...  
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