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We shall only add a few names and dates to the framework, supplied with a fidelity that is rare in much more formal works of autobiography, in the pages of _Lavengro_.
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Leaving Norwich and his legal trammels, a few weeks after his father's death, in 1824, Lavengro reaches London-the scene of Grub Street struggles not greatly relaxed in severity since the days of Newbery, Gardener and Christopher Smart.
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Petulengro and settles with his own stock-in-trade as tinker and blacksmith at the foot of the dingle hard by Mumper's Lane, near Willenhall, in Staffordshire; here at the end of June 1825 takes place the classical encounter between the philologer and the flaming tinman-all this, is it not related in _Lavengro_, and substantiated with much hard labour of facts and dates by Dr. W. I. Knapp in his exhaustive biography of George Borrow?
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Lavengro's triumph over the flaming tinman is the prelude to what Professor Saintsbury justly calls "the miraculous episode of Ysopel Berners," and the narrative of the author's life is thence continued, with many digressions, but with a remarkable fidelity to fact as far as the main issue is concerned, until the narrative, though not the life- story of the author, abruptly terminates at Horncastle, in August 1825.
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We are now come to the circumstance of the composition of _Lavengro_.
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His perplexities may have often been very near akin to those ascribed to the superstitious author in the sixty-fifth chapter of _Lavengro_; his desire to be original sadly cramping the powers of his mind, his fastidiousness being so great that he invariably rejected whatever ideas he did not consider to be legitimately his own.
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The autobiographical _Lavengro_ stopped short in July 1825, at the conclusion of the hundredth chapter, with an abruptness worthy of the _Sentimental Journey_.
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The Romany Rye_, which carries on the story of _Lavengro_ for just about a month further, namely, down towards the end of August 1825, and there again stops dead.
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At the end was printed an appendix (a sort of _catalogue raisonne_ of Borrovian prejudices), satirising with unmeasured bitterness the critics of _Lavengro_.
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It is quite plain from the pages of _Lavengro_ itself that Borrow did not share Gregory XVI.
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Now for reasons which we have endeavoured to explain, the equanimity of the critical reviewers was considerably ruffled by _Lavengro_.
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The varied contents of _Lavengro_ are here easily reduced to one denomination-'balderdash,' for the emission of which the _Athenaeum_ critic proceeds (in the interests, of course, of the highest gentility), to give George Borrow a good scolding.
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All that now remains to mark the spot where it once stood are the old summer-house in which he wrote _Lavengro_, and the ragged fir-trees that sighed the requiem of his last hours.
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The question that really exercises Borrovians most is the relative merit of stories and sections of the narrative-the comparative excellence of the early 'life' in _Lavengro_ and of the later detached episodes in the _Romany Rye_. Most are in some sort of agreement as to the supremacy of the dingle episode, which has this advantage: Borrow is always at his best when dealing with strange beings and abnormal experiences.
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Alas, as is so often the case in life, Lavengro and the reader are only just beginning to realise the beauty and the value of the "bellissima," as the man in black calls her, when she is on the point of sinking beneath our horizon, passing away like the brief music of an aubade.
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LAVENGRO, _the autobiographer_, _scholar and philologist_ (Lavengro=_word- master_); _known among the road-faring folk as the Romany rye_, _or young squire turned gypsy_.
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She employed her grandchild, Leonora, to open relations in a friendly way with Lavengro, and then to persuade him to eat of a "drabbed" of poisoned cake.
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Lavengro was grievously sick, but was saved in the nick of time by the appearance upon the scene of a Welsh preacher, Peter Williams, and his wife-two good souls who wandered over all Wales and the greater part of England, comforting the hearts of the people with their doctrine, and doing all the good they could.
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Lavengro journeys for several days with the preacher and his wife, assuring the former that in common with most other boys he himself, when of tender years, had committed twenty such sins and felt no uneasiness about them.
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On the border, however, Lavengro encountered a gypsy pal of his youthful days, Jasper Petulengro, and turned back with him.
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Examples of Lavengro

Example #1
From the same pages we may detach just a few of the earlier influences which went to make up the rare and complex individuality of the writer.
Example #2
To dwell upon the bare outlines of Borrow's early career would be a superfluously dull proceeding.
Example #3
As the genius of Hawthorne was cooped up and enslaved for the American "Peter Parley," so that of Borrow was hag- ridden by a bookseller publisher of an even worse type, the radical alderman and philanthropic sweater, Sir Richard Phillipps.
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For this stony-hearted faddist he covered reams of paper with printers' copy; and we are told that the kind of compilation that he liked (and probably executed) best was that of _Newgate Lives and Trials_.
Example #5
The allurement of his genius is such that the etymologist shall leave his roots and the philologer his Maeso-Gothic to take to the highway and dwell in the dingle with "Don Jorge.
Example #6
He passes Sunday, June 12th, with the Welsh preacher and his wife Winifred; on the 21st he departs with his itinerant hosts to the Welsh border.