I recur to it here as a plausible suggestion only, in connection with my theme.
The theme was the same as that of Mr. Gladstone's letter, to which it was regarded as an answer.
A subject was offered him, in which no other poet would have found a theme for the Muse.
His eyes shone, and his face flushed with the fervor of his theme.
At the present moment it is to me the only ...