Meddlesome lady of the neighborhood bringing in her favorites out of order.”
Generous as the supplies from America
were, they did not begin to meet the demand.
After visiting Crete
(in spite — perhaps partly because — of the fact that a high price was set on his head) and the various colonies of refugees, the Doctor
felt that further aid must be obtained.
Accordingly, the journeyings of the little party after leaving Greece
were for the most part only less hurried than the earlier ones, the exception being a week of enchantment spent in Venice
, awaiting the Doctor
, who had been called back to Athens
at the moment of departure.
The Journal tells of Verona
, Innsbriick, Munich
Then came flying glimpses of Switzerland
, with a few days' rest at Geneva
, where she had the happiness of meeting her sister once more; finally, Paris
and the Exposition of 1867.
After a visit to Napoleon
's tomb, she writes: “Spent much of the afternoon in beginning a piece of tapestry after a Pompeiian pattern copied by me on the spot.”
Worsted work was an unfailing accompaniment of her journeyings in those days; indeed, until age and weariness came upon her, she never failed to have some piece of work on hand.
When her eyes could no longer compass cross-stitch embroidery, she amused herself with knitting, or with “hooking” small rugs.
Her sketchbook was another resource while travelling.
She had no special talent for drawing, but took great pleasure in it, and was constantly making pencil sketches of persons and things that interested her. We