Excerpt from Borrowed Plumes [With ackwledgments to the respective Authors of those popular works, Elizabeth and her German Garden and The Visits of Elizabeth. It will be seen that extracts from the former's Diary and from the latter's Letters are given alternately, the younger Elizabeth being supposed to arrive on a visit to the elder Elizabeth about the 7th of the month.] March 1st. - I am writing this in my dear garden with the thermometer at fifteen below zero Centigrade. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.