excerpt from 'Letter from Horace Walpole to Earl Harcourt, 3 June 1782' pp. 259–260 (81 words)

excerpt from 'Letter from Horace Walpole to Earl Harcourt, 3 June 1782' pp. 259–260 (81 words)

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Letter from Horace Walpole to Earl Harcourt, 3 June 1782

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259–260

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I am much obliged, my dear Lord, for the sight of the Dictionary, as much as I understand. The two articles you pointed out are fine indeed! […] All he says on operas is just, and yet I am so English, such a modern Englishman, that I had rather see an opera than hear it. I am sorry for it, yet the longer one’s ears are, and the more like King Midas’s ears, the worse they hear.

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