Sunday, October 13, 2013


Brotherly Love

Bensoniana: From two Notebooks of A.C. Benson, Selected by J.A. Gere. Cornishiana: Sayings of Mrs Cornish, Mostly Collected by Logan Pearsall Smith (Settrington: Stone Trough Books, 1999), p. 18 (from Bensoniana; on Robinson Ellis):
Consulting everyone whether he need go to his sister's funeral. 'I have made up my mind to go; she made the index for my Catullus.'

Leslie Ward, caricature of Robinson Ellis
(Vanity Fair, May 24, 1894)

Thanks very much to Ian Jackson for making Bensoniana available to me.

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