had been here to see our women, whom you did not see. We are on tiptoe to see who shall catch the first view of Dickens above the wave.
To-morrow or next day, the packet will be here.
Query: Will he eat the dinner the young Bostonians wish him to eat, and make the speeches (large price for a dinner!) which they expect him to make?
To D1. Lieber
he wrote, Feb. 21, 1842:—
I shall not go to the Supreme Court this winter, probably never.
The cases in which I was retained to go there have been brought to a conclusion here without resorting to Washington.
I am glad you like Choate so well.