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CHAPTER VI.

1856—1859. Age 28-31.

Life at Chelsea – Samuel Palmer – Carlyle's opinion of Blake

- Miss Muloch — Lady Stanley of Alderley, Miss Brown and
Marshal Brown A
poor Knight of Windsor'.

Carlyle's
conversation, his opinion of magazines and books — Anne
Gilchrist's first Essay Madame Vestris

A strange
character - Jane W. Carlyle writes to Alexander Gilchrist.

CHAPTER VII.

1859. Age 31.

Letter from Jane W. Carlyle The Essay, “ Whales and
Whalemen Conversations with Carlyle - G. H. Lewes

Lady Jersey Barnum and Everett Carlyle's opinion

of Burns.

CHAPTER VIII.

1860—1861. Age 32-33.

Letter from J. W. Carlyle Charles Dickens and Thomas

Carlyle – Thackeray and Lady Airlie - Carlyle's liking for
Ruskin Captain Matthew Baillee, a noted border robber

Mrs. Carlyle and her husband's proofs Her opinion of

his writing

CHAPTER IX.

1861. Age 33.

Dante Gabriel Rossetti Mrs. E. Burne Jones - The Italian

Poets Boswell — Woodward the architect, and the Union

Debating Club at Oxford Water-colour picture of Dr.

Johnson Mrs. Wells,

CHAPTER XI.

1861–1862. Age 33–34.

Jane W. Carlyle writes to her neighbour - Letters from D. G.

Rossetti, Samuel Palmer, Madox Brown The new scene.

CHAPTER XII.

1862. Age 34

Brookbank Associations Turner and Dickens - Walter White

quoted.

Chapter XIII.

1862-1863. Age 34–35.

Death of Mrs. G. Rossetti Letter from the widower Anne

Gilchrist writes to William Rossetti for the first time
Autobiographical letter to Mrs. Burnie Mrs. Blake and
Linnell – Disraeli – D. G. Rossetti and Blake's poetry.

Chapter XIV.

1863. Age 35

Completion of the Blake - Anne Gilchrist offers

to lend

Brook bank to Carlyle Letters from Jane and Thomas

Carlyle and from Samuel Palmer - Christina Rossetti at

Brook bank.

CHAPTER XV.

1864—1867. Age 36-39.

Letter from Christina Rossetti — Jean Ingelow — John Carwar-

dine's account of the Secession War [Lord Alfred]
Tennyson – “The Indestructibility of Force” – Sidney
Gilchrist Thomas - Hayley's composition — Madox Brown's
Exhibition Anne Gilchrist meets with a carriage accident
- Tennyson and old Tom Campbell – Tennyson and Blake

The walk to High Hollow — Greenhill.

CHAPTER XVI.

1868-1870. Age 40-42.

Letter from Christina Rossetti Jonathan Hutchinson

Rossetti tells a good story about Carlyle and Browning

Anne Gilchrist reads “ Leaves of Grass” for the first time

The first letter from Walt Whitman Stillman's meeting
with Walt Whitman A Mediæval Troubadour.

comes to tea

CHAPTER XVIII.

1871-1876. Age 43—48.

George Eliot at Brookbank — Letters from George Henry Lewes

and his wife Buchanan's letter in The Daily News

- Letter from Walt Whitman, in which he speaks of [Lord]

Alfred Tennyson – Visits America.

CHAPTER XIX.

1876-1879. Age 48-51.

The new country — Description of Philadelphia Edward
Carpenter — Walt Whitman at the play – Joaquin Miller

Walt Whitman recites Ulysses Sir Edward
Thornton Miss Bremer –Count Gurowski Thoreau
— The visit to New England - Letter published in The
Daily Advertiser Emerson and Longfellow.

CHAPTER XX.

1879-1882. Age 51-54.

The return

Durham Haslemere Letter from Walt
Whitman Settles at Hampstead Begins the second
edition of The Life of Blake — The new Blake letters
Letter from D. G. Rossetti — Conversation with Mr. Richmond
- Letter from Walt Whitman, in which John Burroughs is
mentioned — Frederic J. Shields — Death of D. G. Rossetti.

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CHAPTER XXI.

1882—1885. Age 54-57.

Mary Lamb - John Burroughs — Interesting letter upon London

Cary's reminiscence of Charles and Mary Lamb — Mrs.
Cowden-Clarke — George Sand – Wordsworth – Coleridge

Last words - The End.

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