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Before the departure from London

London. Chopin writes a letter to Maria de Rozières in Paris: "It may happen that I will feel well enough to set in the week for a journey and arrive in Paris on Thursday, Friday or Saturday (at the latest), because the English climate in this season of the year is decisively impossible for me, even according to the doctor's opinion, but not according to yours, Mr Curie. Since the 1st of November I haven't left my room, I sit here in the dressing gown, and I have come out only on the 16th to perform for our compatriots. [...] Please, ask Madame Etienne to purchase a fathom of wood and put fire in the fireplace so that my rooms are well warm, and to dust well the furniture and curtains, especially those above the bed, because I think I will move them very often. Please, ask them also to sweep the floor very well in small rooms adjacent to the bedroom. I need to be able to breathe easier, to understand people and to see friendly faces."