Letter: Walter Bagehot to Eliza Wilson

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Sent from Bagehot at Claverton. Bagehot mentions having dined at Claverton with Eliza's family including her sister Emily, refers to his having 'distinguished' himself by writing a letter in the Economist that her father like and which 'Greg' declared as better than any of his 'literary things', mentions his desire for reputation in the area of money, refers to her 'shy dignity' of manner, refers to 'the crisis' at work, mentions her health and the opinion of 'Greg' that her doctor Mr Beveridge's theory is 'Bosh'.

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