Sorry I am late in posting this. My little Princess has been teething something awfully fierce.
To his future wife, Annabella Milbanke
November 16, 1814
We are thus far separated--but after all, one mile is as bad as a thousand--which is a great consolation ot one who must travel six hundred before he meets you again. If it will geive you any satisfaction--I am as comfortless as a pilgrim with peas in his shoes and as cold as Charity, Chastisty, or any other virtue.
Letter via, Love Letters of Great Men