excerpt from 'Letter from Anna Seward to Mrs Gell, 29 June 1796' pp. 222 (48 words)

excerpt from 'Letter from Anna Seward to Mrs Gell, 29 June 1796' pp. 222 (48 words)

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Letter from Anna Seward to Mrs Gell, 29 June 1796

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Not less contemptible is the twin-degeneracy you mention in the public taste for music. Shakespeare and Handel no longer excite the transports of a London audience. But your sensibility is too poignant, and too natural, to sink, palsied, beneath the touch of that torpedo to real excellence, fashion.

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excerpt from 'Letter from Anna Seward to Mrs Gell, 29 June 1796' pp. 222 (48 words)

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