MANUSCRIPT: HCL (H 46). Ink.
PUBLICATION: LH 122-123.
The line quoted from Edmund Waller reads: "The soul's dark cottage, batter'd and decayed." ED has marginally entered decayed. For the same quoted lines, se letter no. 888. The opening lines of a Reginald Heber poem are: "I see them on their winding way,/Above their ranks the moonbeams play." The phrase quoted in the third paragraph is from King Lear III, iv, 21.