Thomas Gray to Horace Walpole, 14 October 1755
The Honble Horace Walpole
in Arlington Street
I do not think of leaving this place till about a fortnight hence, & as I doubt if you will continue at Twickenham so late in the year, shall then call upon you at your house in Town. I heartily pity poor G: Montagu, who never was made for solitude, & who begins to feel it at a time of life, when every body grows unfit for it. pray tell Mr Chute, I have been tolerably well, eversince I saw him.
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