A letter from the Hon. Thomas Hervey to Sir Thomas Hanmer


A letter from the Hon. Thomas Hervey to Sir Thomas Hanmer


Hervey, Thomas, 1699-1775


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Hanmer, Thomas, -- Sir, bart, -- 1677-1746
Letters -- England -- 18th century

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Transcribed from: A letter from the Hon. Thomas Hervey to Sir Thomas Hanmer, bart. ... -- London : Printed for the author, and sold by J.H., [1741]. -- "[A letter in which Hervey] ... complained of the baronet's sale to others of the wood on the estate in Wales vested him in reversion, and offered to sell his interest therein for about 3,000l. In this whimsical production he speaks of 'our wife (for in Heaven, whose wife shall she be?), and naïvely, says of her: 'she was plain, you know.'"--Dict. Nat. Biog., v. 9, p.741.


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Publication based on this text: A computer-aided study of the prose style of Henry Fielding and its support for his translation of The military history of Charles XII / Michael Farringdon [and] Jill Farringdon. -- p. 95-105. In Advances in computer-aided literary and linguistic research : proceedings of the Fifth International Symposium on Computers in Literary and Linguistic Research held at the University of Aston in Birmingham, UK from 3-7 April 1978 / edited with an introduction by D.E. Ager, F.E. Knowles [and] Joan Smith. -- [Birmingham] : Published by AMLC for the Department of Modern Languages, University of Aston, 1979. -- ISBN 0-903807-64-5.

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