Volume 58: Sir George Macleay correspondence, 1848-1880: No. 004
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inferior luminary who as he rejoices in the name of Marsh & I suppose we must desiquote[?] A Jack o' Lantern.
He is a great talker - a man of forty woman [indecipherable] of tongue - and having been a great traveller has completely eclipsed my little modest stories of the Murrumbidgee & Murray with his monstrous big yarns of the Rhine & Danube. I am consequently rather anxious by a change of scene to create a diversion in my own favour.