ues, both public and private, are raging with a fury that seems determined to make amends for the four years intermission caused by the war, but I think there ought to be another intermission, and a good long one, after the results of the carousal to-day.
I never did believe in these entertainments for men only; they are so apt to forget themselves when there are no ladies about to keep them straight.
The whole party came back to town with more liquor aboard than they could hold, except Eddie Morgan; he was the only sober one in the whole crowd .... It really would have been comical if it hadn't turned out so seriously.
Our Beau Brummel came blundering home just before supper, while I was talking with some visitors on the piazza, with just sense enough left to know that he couldn't trust himself.
He tried very hard not to betray his condition, and spoke with such a precision and elaboration of utterance that I could hardly keep from laughing outright.
When the visitors had gone h