All The Year Round, Vol. 17: A Weekly Journal; From September 16, 1876, To February 24, 1877, Including No. 407 To No. 430 (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from All the Year Round, Vol. 17: A Weekly Journal; From September 16, 1876, to February 24, 1877, Including No. 407 to No. 430Th'e worth of a gift is not measurable by its value in pounds, shillings, and pence. He gives well who gives the right thing at the right time, as Quin the actor did. Shortly after the publication of The Seasons, Thomson was arrested for debt and taken to a spongin...
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-house in Holborn. He had not been there many hours before a visitor was announced, who, as soon as he entered the room, in troduced himself to the wondering prisoner with, Sir, you don't know me. My name is Quin. I intend taking supper with you, and have taken the liberty of ordering it. Even as he spoke the supper appeared, and there was nothing to do but to sit down and enjoy it. After the table had been cleared, and the bottle passed briskly to and fro, Quin suddenly observed it was time to come to business, and, laying some bank notes upon the table, said, I owe you a hundred pounds, and there it is Dis regarding Thomson's protestations, the actor went on: This is how it is. Soon after reading your book I took it into my head to make my will, and I set down the author of The Seasons for a hundred pounds. However, hearing to-'day that you were here, I thought I might as well have' the pleasure of paying the money myself, as to order my executors to pay it when, perhaps, you might have less need of it. So commenced a friendship termi nating only with Thomson's death, and when Quin delivered the prologue to the orphan play, Coriolanus, he gave such pathetic utterance to the lines.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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