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“ [274] life in Italy, was most interesting. His uncle's movement in founding a National Italian Catholic Church seemed to me to present the first solution I have met with, of the absolute opposition between Catholic and Protestant. A Catholicism without spiritual tyranny, without ignorant superstition, would bridge over the interval between the two opposites and bring about the unification of the worldchurch....”

March 13.... passed the whole morning at State house, with remonstrants against petition forbidding Sunday evening concerts. T. W. H. Spoke remarkably well.. ..”

March 30. .. had a special good moment this morning before rising. Felt that God had granted me a good deal of heaven, while yet on earth. So the veil lifts sometimes, not for long.”

April found her in Minneapolis and St. Paul, lecturing and being “delightfully entertained.”

May 8. Minneapolis. spoke at the University, which I found delightfully situated and richly endowed. Was received with great distinction. Spoke, I think, on the fact that it takes the whole of life to learn the lessons of life. Dwelt a little on the fact that fools are not necessarily underwitted. Nay, May be people of genius, the trouble being that they do not learn from experience....”

on leaving she exclaims:--

“farewell, dear St. Paul. I shall never forget you, nor this delightful visit, which has renewed (almost) ”

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