t it which I feel keenly and I was very proud of being Henry's cousin.
Dublin, N. H., June 20, 1890
We . . . are right among the pine trees with the pretty lake in sight and mountains farther off .... Then close behind us are the children of Thayer, the New York artist, wild, very picturesque little creatures . ... There is a perpetual Pumpelly circus [children of Raphael Pumpelly]. .. . They keep seven ponies and are always riding about the country, bare-backed and astride, boys and girls own Hall for the Dublin Library.
There were beautiful tableaux arranged by artists, in a full-sized frame — mostly simple figures, Venetian, Swiss, etc. The unique one was a Madonna with children holding lilies (by Bellini), the Madonna being Mary Thayer, the artist's daughter, who has a singularly beautiful face.
Dublin, July 13, 1902
Heard Collyer in a really remarkable sermon in his familiar way on the importance of being our individual selves in the future life.
Animals he thought mig