The International Weekly Miscellany - Volume I, No. 5

July 29, 1850

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1850
Language: English
Wordcount: 32,927 / 102 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 57.9
LoC Category: AP
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in his behavior to another friend, the writer of this memoir, who is proud to relate that, with money raised with an effort, Shelley once made him a present of fourteen hundred pounds, to extricate him from debt. I was not extricated, for I had not yet learned to be careful; but the shame of not being so, after such generosity, and the pain which my friend afterward underwent when I was in trouble and he was helpless, were the first causes of my thinking of money matters to any purpose. His last sixpence was ever at my service, had I chosen to share it. In a poetical epistle written some years after, and published in the volume of "Posthumous Poems," Shelley, in alluding to his friend's circumstances, which for the second time were then straitened, only made an affectionate lamentation that he himself was poor; never once hinting that he had himself drained his purse for his friend.

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MRS. JORDAN.--Mrs. Jordan was inimitable in exemplifying the consequences of too much restraint in ill-

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