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Henry Matthews


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Henry Matthews : Diary of an Invalid

Byron to John Murray, 22 July 1820, about books received: 'the diary of an Invalid good and true bating a few mistakes about "Serventismo" which no foreigner can understand ... without residing years in the country. -- I read that part (translated that is) to some of the Ladies in the way of knowing how far it was accurate and they laughed particularly at the part where he says that "they must not have children by their lover" ...'

Century: 1800-1849     Reader/Listener/Group: George Gordon Lord Byron      Print: Book


Henry Matthews : Diary of an Invalid; being the Journal of a Tour... in Portugal, Italy and France in the Years 1817-19

'Read Homer - Diary of an Invalid'

Century: 1800-1849     Reader/Listener/Group: Mary Shelley      Print: Book


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