To Unknown Correspondent, 08 June 1870

Period: 
1861-1870

To UNKNOWN CORRESPONDENT, [1850-8 JUNE 1870]

MS (fragment) Dickens House.

of a shadow. A certain faculty of remembrance and imitation, and a certain facility of versification, do not make a Poet. Every day of my life, in the daily experience of a Periodical, I see these qualities leading numbers of people hopelessly adrift.

Faithfully Yours | CHARLES DICKENS