Postal Delivery: Daily Quotes from Mrs. Gaskell’s Letters – June 2nd

July 22nd, 1859
To: Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Pre-Raphealite Painter

I have not seen Tennyson’s new poems, — but I have smelt oh such sweet honeysuckle today, and you have only smelt the Thames.

Painting: Roman Window, by Dante Gabriel Rossetti 1874
Source: Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn, J. A. V. Chapple, and Alan Shelston. Further letters of Mrs. Gaskell . Newly updated in pbk. ed. Manchester: Manchester University Press ;, 2003. Print.

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