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Memoirs of Sir Wemyss Reid 1842-1885

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Published by IndyPublish .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Personal Memoirs,
  • Biography / Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11983811M
    ISBN 101435328531
    ISBN 109781435328532

    Speaking poor. The first time he ever entered a Liberal club, and made a political speech in it, was when I got him to go to the Leeds Liberal Club to receive an address from the members. Oh, the dreary monotony of those Sabbaths at St. Uncle John! Of that memorable dinner party in December,I, alas! I think it was in that he told me that, in his opinion, there was no future for the Tory party.

    Father stayed all night w[ith] me. The noble river seemed to flow almost at our feet, and the only signs of life upon its surface were the great keels passing slowly up and down. My walking-stick, which was a very necessary adjunct, as I still suffered from my accident on Marston Moor, was washed out of my hands, but brawny Arabs seized me and my fellow-pa. This gentleman I must always remember with a lively sense of gratitude.

    I think I saw it, and the wonderful scenery of the Lofoten Islands, in my little Norwegian cargo-boat, under far more favourable auspices than my successors who have travelled in great tourist steamers, surrounded by all the luxuries that are now supplied to the pa. Saturday 19 May Nothing particular today. The outer world believed him to be the most cautious and prudent of men, weighing every word before he uttered it, and never making a rash remark, whereas he was very much the reverse. I have told already the story of our first acquaintance inand of the debt which I very soon owed him. He got off.


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A flat affair. He w[a]s proposed in Shire Hall by Lieut. In reality he had a decided love of humour, and his conversation, which was illustrated by many good stories, had all the light and shade, the warmth and colour, that good talk ought to possess.

When I first met him he was in a state of political transition. June Friday 1 June Nothing very particular today. The persons in the neighbourhood of the burning building, including soldiers, firemen, police, and Mr.

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