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Yet on June 10 she is arriving in New York at 5.40 A. M., bound for a peace meeting.

June 11. I got two bricks from the dear old house at the corner of Broadway and Bond Street, now all down and rebuilding. Will have one enamelled for myself. Ah, Lord, what a bitter lesson is in this tearingdown! How I was wanting in duty to the noble parent who built this grand home for me! I hope to help young people to understand something of parental love and its responsibilities. But parents also must study children, since each new soul may require a new method.”

June 12. Home very gladly. Helped Maud with her Latin. At 3.30 to rehearse ‘Midsummer-Night's Dream.’ I Hermia and Snout. At 7.30 the reading, which was the pleasantest we have had.”

[These readings were in the vestry of the Church of the Disciples. Mr. Clarke, our mother, Erving Winslow, and others of the congregation took part: we remember the late Professor James Mills Pierce as Orlando in “As you like it” ; his beautiful reading of the part contrasting oddly with his middle-aged, longbearded personality. Our mother's rendering of Maria in “Twelfth night” was something to remember.]

June 17. Up at five and to get a boat. Maud and the Lieutenant [Zalinski] rowed me to Fort Independence and back, a most refreshing excursion. Dear Dr. Hedge came out to make a morning visit. I kept him as long as I could. We talked of Bartol, Rubinstein, Father Taylor, and Margaret Fuller, whom he knew when she was fourteen years old. He urged me to labor ”

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