'Your kind and racy critiques both give me pleasure and do me good; that is to say, your praise gives me pleasure because it is so sincere and judicious that I value it; and your fault-finding does me good because it always makes me [italics] think [end italics]'
Until: 30 Sep 1855
city: Manchester specific address: 84 Plymouth Grove
Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, J.A.V. Chapple (ed.), Letters of Mrs Gaskell, The (Manchester, 1997), p. 352, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=19150, accessed: 18 June 2013
Additional editor Arthur Pollard. Letter from Elizabeth Gaskell to William Fairbairn.
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