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Darwin Correspondence Project

To W. E. Gladstone   4 August [1879]

Coniston

Aug 4th.

Dear Mr. Gladstone

Although you are so kind as to tell me not to acknowledge the receipt of your Essay, in which you show how wonderfully Homer distinguished different kinds of movement,1 yet I must beg permission to thank you for this honour & I remain | Faithfully yours | Charles Darwin

Footnotes

Gladstone had sent CD his essay ‘On epithets of movement in Homer’ (Gladstone 1879) with his letter of 24 July 1879.

Bibliography

Gladstone, William Ewart. 1879. On epithets of movement in Homer. Nineteenth Century 5: 463–87.

Summary

Thanks WEG for his essay showing how Homer distinguished between different kinds of movement.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-12181
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
William Ewart Gladstone
Sent from
Coniston
Postmark
AU 4 79
Source of text
The British Library (Add MS 44471 ff. 5–6); International Autograph Auctions (dealers), (23 February 2013)
Physical description
ALS 1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 12181,” accessed on 21 April 2024, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/?docId=letters/DCP-LETT-12181.xml

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