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BY THE LATE
Uith a Memoir of the Author,
SIR EDWARD BULWER-LYTTON, BART.
EMBELLISHED WITH A PORTRAIT, AFTER A DRAWING BY DANIEL MACLISE, R.A.,
KENNY MEADOWS, AND FRANK STONE.
IN THREE VOLUMES.
HENRY COLBURN, PUBLISHER,
GREAT MARLBOROUGH STREET.
CONTENTS OF VOL. I.
A QUARREL with some Old Acquaintances
That Two Heads are Better than One
who Wears it.
take care of themselves
To most of those who
have mixed generally with the men who, in our day, have chosen literature as their profession, the name of Laman Blanchard brings recollections of peculiar tenderness and regret. Amidst a career which the keenness of anxious rivalry renders a sharp probation to the temper and the affections, often yet more embittered by that strife of party, of which, in a Representative Constitution, few men of letters escape the eager passions and the angry prejudice- they recal the memory of a competitor, without envy ; a partisan, without gall; firm, as the firmest, in the maintenance of his own opinions; but gentle as the gentlest in the judgment he passed on others.