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Horace Walpole: memoirs and portraits.

Horace Walpole

Horace Walpole: memoirs and portraits.

by Horace Walpole

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Published by Batsford in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- History -- George II, 1727-1760.,
  • Great Britain -- History -- 1760-1789.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. xxix-xxxi.

    ContributionsHodgart, Matthew John Caldwell.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxi, 264 p. illus., ports. ;
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19891782M

    Horace Walpole, born in the autumn of , was the youngest son of that wise minister, Sir Robert Walpole, who, though, as Burke afterwards described him, "not a genius of the first class," yet by his adoption of, and resolute adherence to a policy of peace throughout the greater part of his administration, in which he was fortunately assisted 1/5. Sir Horace Mann escaped any quarrel during forty-five years of correspondence; but Sir Horace never left Florence and Walpole never reached it. Conway alone remained intimate and immaculate to the end, though there is a bitter remark or two in the Memoirs against the perfect Conway.

    The castle of Otranto / by Horace Walpole; The castle of Otranto [braille]: a gothic story / [Horace Walpole] Horace Walpole's fugitive verses / edited by W. S. Lewis; Anecdotes told me by Lady Denbigh / [by] Horace Walpole; Horace Walpole, memoirs and portraits / edited by Matthew Hodgart.   The Castle of Otranto (Dover Thrift Editions) by Horace Walpole. Click here for the lowest price! Paperback, , Book Edition: 1st.

    The event leads to a fast-paced story of jealous passion, intrigue, murder, and supernatural phenomena unfolding in an atmosphere of thunderclaps, moonlight, and dark castle walls mirroring the inner turmoil of the characters themselves. Horace Walpole's tale, an immediate success when it first appeared in , is a classic of its genre. The event leads to a fast-paced story of jealous passion, intrigue, murder, and supernatural phenomena unfolding in an atmosphere of thunderclaps, moonlight, and dark castle walls, mirroring the inner turmoils of the characters themselves. Horace Walpole's tale, an immediate success when it first appeared in , is a classic of its genre.


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