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VWL1482 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ursula Wood

My Dear

As regards stockings - failing silk I advise the ribbed kind - I noticed a young woman sitting down the other day and...

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VWL1531 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ursula Wood

My Dear

What a lovely poem - I will wait till the last minute for a fine day (Middeton’s advice).1
But today I dropped 400...

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VWL1582 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ursula Wood

My Dear

I am spending the day in bed as the cold has recrudesced  - not bad but I thought this would be the quickest way of getting back to...

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VWL1552 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ursula Wood

My Dear

All the versions of the poem are lovely.
- I can’t make up my mind yet
- Any way I can’t get down to it for a long time....

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VWL1632 Letter from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Ursula Wood

That is a lovely one1 - both for heart & mind. Thank you for sending it.
AMVW


1. A poem that UW had sent.

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VWL1740 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ursula Wood

My Dear

I write on this fine note paper out of economy!
I am so thankful your foot is getting better - I could not bear to think of...

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VWL1742 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ursula Wood

My Dear

I am so sorry I have neglected to advize you.
Personally I should prefer the Elizabethans & Restorants1
(...

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VWL1743 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ursula Wood

My Dear

This is pencil - not because I am ill but because I have lost my pen.  I lie in bed this morning - just a precaution & having...

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VWL1840 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Ursula Wood

My Dear

I like your poem very much - I see the idea of it (how clever of me). I am not sure that I like “brim” as a verb - what do you...

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VWL1796 Letter from Ursula Wood to Joy Finzi

Dear Joy,

How more than charming of you. I did enjoy that telegram. I'm going down to see Blackwell next week to see if blue-grey is...

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