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Broughton, John Cam Hobhouse, -- Baron, -- 1786-1869 -- Correspondence. Byron, George Gordon Byron, -- Baron, -- 1788-1824 -- Correspondence. Statesmen -- nice Britain -- Correspondence.

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9. William John Bankes (1787-1855), of Kingston Hall, Dorsetshire, was part of the Trinity College set that included Byron, Hobhouse, and C. S. Matthews. 10. Hobhouse alludes ironically to the seat of Bankes's family, and home of his intractable ancestress Lady Mary Bankes, who was the heroine of two parliamentary sieges before Corfe Castle was "slighted" by the Roundheads in 1645. 11. Trinity College balked at granting Byron his degree because he had not fulfilled the residence requirements (see Marchand, 1:152).

I pray you come home and puff it and make every man to whom you speak a word buy a copy; and sell me this first edition and indeed indeed I will do so no more. It is absolutely "unseen unknown unheard of unabused"14 by this time it is familiar with tart and trunk makers. " There is in the commisariat department here a Dallas a son of your Dallas my Dallas every body's Dallas15—he is good humour'd in the extreme and thinks you the Prince of Poets in your times!! " He is well inform'd, knows a great deal of litterary intelligence and writes occasional verses.

You must know then, that being as it were obliged to dine with Dr. Sewel, l a name therefore for ever to be accursed by me, on the Sunday on which I left Monday (i e. August 6) I absolutely forgot my boxes of marbles (henceforth to be ever accursed by you) until the instant before I set off to go to the damn'd Doctor's country House 50 miles off, I fancy, in the country— In vain did I send a note and two verbal messages to Mr. Launder's Major Domo, (Launder himself being with a whore at his country house too) for when I came on board the Salsette at 10 o'clock at night the marbles were not come.

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