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VWL1492 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ursula Wood

My Dear

Your poem is lovely - Do you know the old saying that women should be divided into the high-heeled and the high-souled - you are...

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VWL1489 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ursula Wood

My Dear

I loved having your two letters & I like the new poem.
I am also weeding and start hay-making today.
No other job...

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VWL1494 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ursula Wood

My Dear

I thought a lot about you when I read the news yesterday & I shd like a reassuring postcard.
I like the new...

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VWL1438 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ursula Wood

My Dear

Thank you for the timely present & for your father’s address which may be very useful.1
I know the Blake poems...

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VWL1499 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ursula Wood

Sunday morning 7.30

My Dear

I’ve not taken umbrage (I don’t know quite what it is - but I certainly haven’t taken it - but if it is...

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VWL1501 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ursula Wood

My Dear

This is grand about the yellow jacket and all.1
I don’t wonder he praised you to your face - he meant to praise...

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VWL1440 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ursula Wood

My Dear

I loved having your letter & the poem - I have read them through several times. Hence the delay in answering.
The Sestet...

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VWL1477 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ursula Wood

My Dear

Here is the Ab: Chron:1 - They might have spelt your name right!
I thought of writing the editor and saying “I am...

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VWL1480 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ursula Wood

My Dear

I write on grand paper1 to thank you for the seeds & especially the lovely red hank:2 which I am sure is...

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VWL1481 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ursula Wood

My Dear

I've only just discovered the lovely poem1 - Fancy my missing it! I wore the handkerchief at a tea party today.
The...

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