Autograph letter signed : London, to Edmund Gosse, 1913 Aug. 19.

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Wise, Thomas James, 1859-1937. Autograph letter signed : London, to Edmund Gosse, 1913 Aug. 19.

Autograph letter signed : London, to Edmund Gosse, 1913 Aug. 19.

Discussing at length George Henry Borrow's method of composing "Grimhild's Vengeance" and Wise's decision to print it despite Gosse's deeming the work "worthless," and comparing Borrow's approach to that of Edward FitzGerald in his Rubáiyát.

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