Frances von Bunsen in Bonn - 10 December, 1860

from Letter from Baroness Bunsen to her daughter Emilia, 11 Dec. 1860, pages 281-282:

The 11th - therefore a calendar-month since that last day of something like life [i.e., a month after the death of her husband, Baron von Bunsen].... O! these dates - these recollections! If we did not recall what his sufferings were (and yet it kills one to think of them) how should one continue, as one ought, to thank God for his present blessedness. If one was only not so earthly, so clinging to the clod - one should be less rebellious - less unreasonable. My own Emilia! I did not think, when I took the paper, that I was going to write these things to you: - but last night Meyer sung a …   more >>
cite as

Frances von Bunsen, Letter from Baroness Bunsen to her daughter Emilia, 11 Dec. 1860. In Augustus Hare (ed.), The Life and Letters of Frances Baroness Bunsen, volume 2 (London, 1879), p. 281-282. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1393607708162 accessed: 20 November, 2017

location of experience: Bonn

Listeners

Frances von Bunsen
Writer, Painting
1791-1876

Experience Information

Date/Time 10 December, 1860
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in private, in the company of others

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Fri, 28 Feb 2014 17:15:08 +0000