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Broughton, John Cam Hobhouse, -- Baron, -- 1786-1869 -- Correspondence. Byron, George Gordon Byron, -- Baron, -- 1788-1824 -- Correspondence. Statesmen -- nice Britain -- Correspondence.
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Byron, Hobhouse, and Foscolo: New Documents in the History of a Collaboration. Cambridge: At the University Press, 1949; New York: Octagon Books, 1972. Zegger, Robert E. John Cam Hobhouse: A Political Life, 1819-1852. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1973. ] [I] bring with me a few lines, an imitation of the 19th epistle of Horace 1st 2nd book. 1 I have taken the liberty to address them to you in some verses to this effect. "] But of this we may talk, when we have a meeting in the great city.