. . . He has gone to a Temperance Lecture this evening.
He intends becoming a member of the Temperance Society; indeed I do not know but he has signed the paper already.
He is a good little dear, and I approve of everything (almost smoking) he does.
He is becoming an advocate of vegetable diet, Dr. Mussey's hobby; and Clara and I have nothing but lectures from him and Alexander, upon corsets.
The following extract gives us a glimpse of his literary work:—
Brunswick, Nov. 2, 1834.
Henry comes on famously with Outre Mer. The No. on Spain is finished and that on Italy will be before Thanksgiving.
It is by far more interesting than any of the other No's. Henry thinks himself it is much superior in point of interest and in style.
I presume he will have the remaining No's published together in N. Y. this winter.
In the midst of such literary and household cares he received the following letter:—
Cambridge, December 1, 1834.
dear Sir,—Professor Ticknor ha<