Letter: Walter Bagehot to Eliza Wilson

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Sent from Bagehot at Herds Hill. Bagehot refers to his feeling his soul bound to Eliza's ofr eternity, a moment shared in the library at Claverton, intention to come up to Edinburgh in a week, hope that she will be cured by Christmas, his intention to take a holiday over Christmas after 15 months of work, his mother's pleasure at their engagement, refers to Eliza's view of Fanny in Jane Austen's Mansfield Park as 'perfect'.

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