but sympathetic and intelligent.
was in all his glory.”
.... Between a man governed by inner and one governed by outer control, there is the difference which we find between a reptile in a shell and a vertebrate.
The one has his vertebrae within to support him, the other has them without to contain him.”
. Very busy all day. Ran about too much, and was very tired.
Had friends, in the evening, to meet young Perabo
I did not wish to give a party, on account of Uncle
's death, but could not help getting together quite a lovely company of friends.
and wife were here, Alger
, Professor Youmans
, Louisa D. Hunt
, and others.
It was a good time.... Saw my last cent go-- nothing now till May, unless I can earn something.”
. Began to work over and correct my poem for the Church
Festival, which must be licked into shape, for the Gods will give me none other.
So I must hammer at it slowly, and a good deal.... To write purely for money is to beg, first telling a story.”
In these days the Doctor
was very weary through excess of work.
He longed for a change, and would