Mirror of Literature,  9 (1827), 247.

Epistolatory Elegance



Extract, Letter

Publications extracted:

Madras Courier


Race, Vulcanology

    A letter to the newspaper introduces an 'amusing' attempt at the English epistolatory style by a Bengalee copying clerk. It includes the following: 'Contemplating with adoration the sublime grandeur of English gentlemen, my heart and mind rebound and beat with such palpitation for joy, that it may be likened unto the vulcanic raptures of Mount Vusivious in England'.

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