NPG 1543 (1a/1b/1c)
|Selected Letters||Letter from George Meredith to Mary Seton Watts, post marked 13 December 1895, hoping to be able to visit her and her husband in the future.|
My dear Mrs. Watts,
|to your door again. Your gentle emissary gave me excellent news of Signor & you, in all respects, & that I hold to be the next good thing to my confirmation of it by the sight of you. I shall hope for the day when it will be granted, some day when buds are|
opening to the flute of the
ouzel-cock. My hand is frozen, up in this chalet, I can hardly
form the words. Believe me ever your most faithful
Signed, by the mediation of a casual pin, with my blood; but I dare not attempt another letter, & I leave it to your mercy.