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In his journal Kemble connects Coleridge and Milton. After copying out a fierce stanza from Coleridge’s “France: An Ode” that had appeared in Biographia Literaria (1817), Kemble adds: Something to the same effect is the sonnet which follows & which takes for its text one line of Miltons in wh all the Philosophy of Coleridge’s thirteen & my fourteen lines is concentrated. ” Yea, wisdom’s self is freedom! Not to be A chartered slave to self is Liberty But to press onward with unshrinking mood For right & truth.
British copper money was made legal tender by Order in Council dated 23 March 1825,” p. ] 38 John Kemble’s Gibraltar Journal exaggerated accounts they have sent to England: for exag- [4r] gerated they are to a terrible degree, and in short I verily think will prove little better than a noose for us.
But Lieut. Bell, being on guard, or otherwise engaged committed me accidentally8 to the care of a friend M. de Pardio, to whom one of these letters was addrest and who hence opened a communication between me and the other gentlemen. This was on the morning of Saturday [17th July]; & it was then arranged that we should all meet together that very evening at 1/2 past 8. At one however myself, M. de Pardio, & Gen l. G. del Barrio