Postal Delivery: Mrs. Gaskell’s Letters – June 15th

April 13, 1858
To: Lady Mary Fielding, twin sister of the 8th Earl of Denbigh

…There is a sort of exaggerated confidence in human strength to do right, — and an idea that we can ever feel satisfied with that we have done.

Painting: Gainsborough’s Forest, by Thomas Gainsborough
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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