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“ [229] which was a great help. They played several times. I introduced C. G. Ames, who made a prayer. My opening address followed. Mmes. Livermore and Woolson, and Anagnos made the most important addresses. As the band played ‘America,’ a young Greek came in, bearing the Greek flag, which had quite a dramatic effect. The meeting was enthusiastic and the contribution unusual for such a meeting, three hundred and ninety-seven dollars and odd cents. Thank God for this success.”

May 13. .. . Head desperately bad in the morning. .. Have done no good work to-day, brain being unserviceable. Did, however, begin a short screed for my speech at Unitarian Festival.”

“The Round Table was most interesting. Rev. S. J. Barrows read a carefully studied monograph of the Greek struggle for liberty. Mr. Robinson, of the Art Museum, spoke mostly of the present desperate need. I think I was called next. I characterized the Turks as almost “ferae naturae.” Spoke of the low level of European diplomacy. Said that we must fall back upon the ethical people, but hope for a general world movement making necessary the adoption of a higher level of international relation — look to the religious world to uphold the principle that no religion can henceforth be allowed to propagate itself by bloodshed.”

May 18. A lecture at Westerly, Rhode Island .... My lameness made the ascent of steps and stairs very painful....”

May 22. Heard a delightful French Conference ”

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