The Poems of Digby Mackworth Dolben Edited With a Memoir (Classic Reprint)

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I had not visited Eton for many years, when one day passing from the Fellows' Library into the Gallery I caught sight of the portrait of my school-friend Digby Dolben hanging just without the door among our most distinguished contemporaries. I was wholly arrested, and as I stood gazing on it, my companion asked me if I knew who it was. I was thinking that, beyond a few whom I could name, I must be almost the only person who would know. Far memories of my boyhood were crowding freshly upon me he was standing again beside me in the eager promise of his youth; I could hear his voice; nothing of him was changed while I, wrapt from him in a confused mist of time, was wondering what he would think, could he know that at this actual moment he would have been dead thirty years, and that his memory would be thus preserved and honoured in the beloved school, where his delicate Spirit had been so strangely troubled.

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Publisher - Forgotten Books

Language - English

Author(s) - Robert Bridges


Published Date - August 27 2019

ISBN - 9780265584491

Dimensions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 1.8 cm

Page Count - 272

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