The house had been built by Seth's grandfather, a stone quarryman, and it, together with the stone quarries on Lake Erie eighteen miles to the north, had been left to his son, Clarence Richmond, Seth's father.
Left with but a small income, Virginia Richmond had settled down to a retired life in the village and to the raising of her son.
Several years after the death of her husband, Vir- ginia Richmond had become alarmed at the growing demands upon her income and had set herself to the task of increasing it.
But here is the story of his return to Mars on that other occasion, as I have gleaned it from the great mass of notes which he left for me upon the table of his room in the hotel at Richmond
Now, however, it was absolutely to be; every preparation was resumed, and very soon after the Churchills had removed to Richmond
, a few lines from Frank, to say that his aunt felt already much better for the change, and that he had no doubt of being able to join them for twentyfour hours at any given time, induced them to name as early a day as possible.
Matthew Pocket lived, and said it was no great way from Richmond, and that I hoped I should see her sometimes.
We came to Richmond all too soon, and our destination there, was a house by the Green; a staid old house, where hoops and powder and patches, embroidered coats rolled stockings ruffles and swords, had had their court days many a time.
Bransby, head of the school, whom Poe so quaintly portrayed in "William Wilson." Returning to Richmond in 1820 Edgar was sent to the school of Professor Joseph H.
During the fifteen years of his literary life Poe was connected with various newspapers and magazines in Richmond, Philadelphia and New York.
He then was a resident of Richmond and a regular contributor to the "Southern Literary Messenger." It was not until a year later that the bride and her widowed mother followed him thither.
Her mother having died when she was eleven, two aunts, the sisters of her father, brought her up, and they lived for the sake of the air in a comfortable house in Richmond. She was of course brought up with excessive care, which as a child was for her health; as a girl and a young woman was for what it seems almost crude to call her morals.
Next she had picked up Cowper's Letters , the classic prescribed by her father which had bored her, so that one sentence chancing to say something about the smell of broom in his garden, she had thereupon seen the little hall at Richmond laden with flowers on the day of her mother's funeral, smelling so strong that now any flower-scent brought back the sickly horrible sensation; and so from one scene she passed, half-hearing, half-seeing, to another.
Indeed this was a subject that lasted her hundreds of morning walks round Richmond Park, and blotted out the trees and the people and the deer.
Yonder, I take it are the Martians, and Londonward, where those hills rise about Richmond
and Kingston and the trees give cover, earth- works are being thrown up and guns are being placed.
They had lunch at Richmond
and then walked to Twickenham, where they had sent the carriage.