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MEMOIRS,

JOURNAL, AND CORRESPONDENCE

OF

THOMAS MOORE.

EDITED BY

THE RIGHT IIONOURABLE

LORD JOHN RUSSELL, M.P.

“ Spirat adhuc amor.” — Ilok.

VOL. III.

O BOSTON, U.S.:
LITTLE, BROWN, AND COMPANY.

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DIARY

OF

THOMAS MOOR E.

An account of my travels in Italy with Lord John Russell,

Chantry the sculptor, Jackson the painter, &c.

AUGUST 31st, 1819. Dined with Tegart. Went in the evening to sup at Lord Blessington's: had received in the morning some verses from him, reminding me of my engagement to meet the Duke of York, George Colman, Rogers, &c. at dinner with him to-morrow.

September 1st. Received a letter from Bessy to say that she had made up her mind to come up for a day and see me once again before my departure : delighted at this. Sent an apology to Lord Blessington's. Heard from Rogers that Lord John Russell means to go on to Greece, and would probably take me on with him from Paris. Rogers does not go. Dined at Power's at four, and went to the coach to meet Bessy at half-past six. After she had tea, took her to Astley’s and saw the “high-mettled racer.” Supped at home. A great effort in my dear girl to leave her little ones even for so short a time.

2nd. Received a letter from Lord John to say he will be in town this evening, and that he hopes I shall - not

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