THE IMMORTAL MEMORY
Ten thousand honors and blessings on the bard who has thus gilded the dull realities of life with innocent illusions; who has spread exquisite and unbought pleasures in my chequered path; and beguiled my spirit in many a lonely hour.
birthday, in remembrance of once rural West Hampstead, and in anticipation of My
Perfect Mind’s New York season:
There is a serene and settled majesty to
woodland scenery that enters into the soul and delights and elevates it, and
fills it with noble inclinations. Washington Irving