And musing there an hour alone,
I dream’d that Greece might still be free;
For standing on the Persians’ grave,
I could not deem myself a slave.
Poor Didums! He still had his trustfund, his opium-addict friend Shelley, his aristocratic title and his permanent seat in the House of Lords! Life was soooo hard! Doesn’t it sound so Romantic the way I tell it? 🙂
You can tell he did not love his last wife after Josephine & that it was a political marriage…his letters were 1 paragraph long. His letters to Josephine & Désirée …. were endlessly ranty! 🙂