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[209] much of the mud. People feel very glad that the Lottery has been got rid of, but they are bitter against the sugar trust. Mrs. Walmsley received our A. A.W. ladies very cordially at her fine house and sent me beautiful flowers.... I spoke in the Unitarian Church on Sunday, so I had my heart's desire fulfilled....

To Laura

241 Beacon Street, Boston, December 18, 1895.
'Pon my word and honor, couldn't come at it before . . . Last week I spoke straight along, every day until Saturday; was dreadfully tired. This week have n't spoken at all. Oh, I forgot, lecture on “Race problems in Europe,” before my own Club. Have sent the Armenians the money for a lecture given at Nahant last week, $10. Oh! the difficult dollars! ...

December 28. ...Mrs. Barrows dined tete-a-tete with me, and we had much talk about Armenia. I said: ‘If we two should go to England, would it do any good?’ I spoke only half in earnest. She said: ‘If you would only go, I would go with you as your henchman.’ This set me thinking of a voyage to England and a crusade such as I made for Peace in 1872. I am, however, held forcibly here by engagements, and at my age, my bodily presence might be, as St. Paul says, ‘contemptible.’ I must try to work in some other way.”

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