Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863
William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863), British novelist, author, and illustrator.
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Dr. Thackeray has been called out of retirement for his “Talents and Virtues." Piozzi discusses her health and the current war effort. People mentioned: Dr. Thackeray's mother, Mr. Piozzi, Sir Lucas Pepys, Dr. Haygarth, Buonaparte, Milton, Mr. and Mrs. Hamilton and their daughter, and Mr. Holman.
Piozzi discusses gout, influenza and illness and complains about the quality of inn pens and paper. People mentioned: Dr. Parry, Dr. Haygarth, Dr. Thackeray, and an unnamed lady friend.
Piozzi discusses her husband's gout and rumors of sickness in Bristol, London, and Paris. People mentioned: Dr. Thackeray's brother, Mr. Piozzi, Dr. Parry, Louis Seize, the Members of Parliament, and an unnamed Friend.
Piozzi discusses the worsening illness of her husband and the illness of others and her joy at finally returning home after an unpleasant journey. People mentioned: Mr. Piozzi, Dr. Thackeray, Mr. Moore, Rich and Maria.
Piozzi asks Dr. Thackeray to send her some syrup of white poppies to ease Mr. Piozzi's gout, cough, and fever. People mentioned: Mr. Piozzi and Mr. Moore.
Piozzi thanks Dr. Thackeray for his kindness and for sending poppy syrup, though the vial broke on its way to her home and Mr. Piozzi had to make do with a different and unpleasant sort of poppy syrup. Mr. Piozzi is ill, but not as severely as in the past, however, Mrs. Piozzi tells Dr. Thackeray to be prepared to visit if she suddenly calls. People mentioned: Mr. Piozzi and Mr. Moore.
Discusses Mr. Piozzi's improving health and outlines plans for Mr. and Mrs. Piozzi to visit Dr. Thackeray on their way to London. Mrs. Piozzi mentions her husband's valet's survival of a burst blood vessel, and discusses the threat of Napoleon. People mentioned: Dr. Thackeray, Mr. Piozzi, friends of Dr. Thackeray, Hodgkins, Allen, Mr. Moore, Paul and L. Kirkwall.
Piozzi discusses Mr. Piozzi's relapse into gout and asks Dr. Thackeray to come as soon as possible. People mentioned: Dr. Thackeray, Mr. Piozzi and Mr. Moore.
Discusses Mr. Piozzi's continued illness and possible fever and hallucinations and the affairs of some acquaintances. People mentioned: Mr. Piozzi, Mr. Mostyn, Dr. Myddelton, Mr. Moore, Jones of Pontriffeth, Maid Allen, Selina, Lady Kirkwall and Dr. Currie.
The blister gives Mr. Piozzi some relief and Mrs. Piozzi discusses other remedies. Hodgkin's also has a blister and is taking foxglove because his pulse is too quick. Piozzi asks Dr. Thackeray to provide advice for the treatment of both men. People mentioned: Mr. Piozzi and Hodgkins (the valet).
Mr. Piozzi's health has improved, but Hodgkins still has a dangerously high pulse, despite the foxglove and the blood that was drawn. Piozzi wishes the French would attack now to let the English volunteers do their duty and to "keep them from wicked thoughts" while there is no harvest. She also describes a cartoon about Napoleon. People mentioned: Dr. Thackeray, Mr. Piozzi, Hodgkins (the valet), Buonaparte and John Bull.
Piozzi offers congratulations on Dr. Thackeray's marriage to a widow with children. People mentioned: Dr. Thackeray, Squire Jones, Mr. Piozzi, Mrs. Thackeray and Miss Holford.
Piozzi discusses the weather and the walnut trees at Brynbella. Mr. Piozzi's gout has returned and Mr. Moore makes him drink castor oil. She also discusses the popularity of Roscius, comparing it to The Garrick Fever. People mentioned: Mr. Piozzi, Mr. Moore, Mrs. Clough, Mrs. Thackeray, Mrs. Thackeray's children, Mrs. Mostyn and Roscius.
Piozzi congratulates Dr. Thackeray on his wife's pregnancy. Mr. Piozzi's gout has returned, but Nelson won a great victory against the French. People mentioned: Mr. Piozzi, Sir Robert Calder, Admiral Nelson, General Elliot, Mrs. Thackeray and Miss Lydia.
Mr. Piozzi's gout has worsened. Mrs. Piozzi requests Dr. Thackeray's immediate presence. People mentioned: Dr. Thackeray, Mr. Piozzi and Owen.
Piozzi begs Dr. Thackeray to come as quickly as possible. Mr. Piozzi's gout remains severe. People mentioned: Mr. Piozzi.
Piozzi begins the letter Tuesday night describing Mr. Piozzi's improved health, though she asks for Dr. Thackeray's advice because Mr. Piozzi still displays some worrying symptoms. She adds a postscript written at midnight saying that Mr. Piozzi's condition has worsened and fearing that he will not recover. People mentioned: Mr. Piozzi, Mrs. Jones, and Mrs. Thackeray.
Discusses Mr. Piozzi's improved health; he has finally gotten out of bed with the help of food and five bottles of Madeira. Mrs. Piozzi laments that Europe will not so quickly recover from "her...illness." Piozzi describes dramatic weather and twice addresses Dr. Thackeray in French. People mentioned: Mr. Piozzi, Mrs. Thackeray, Rev. Mr. Taylor, Mr. Jones, Queen Elinor and fair Rosamund.
Piozzi discusses Mr. Piozzi's improving health and his treatment--he prefers the "blisters" to the "bark." She congratulates Dr. Thackeray on the birth of his daughter Selina. People mentioned: Mr. Piozzi, Mr. Moore, Selina Thackeray and Mrs. Thackeray.