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“I thank God for what I did say at the hearing and for what I did not say. Two of the opposing speakers were rude in their remarks; all were absurd, hunting an issue which they knew to be false, namely, our seeking for class legislation.”

January 28. Although very tired after yesterday's meeting, I went in the evening to see ‘Julius Caesar’ in Richard Mansfield's interpretation. The play was beautifully staged; Mansfield very good in the tent scene; parts generally well filled ....”

March 3. My dear Maud returned this evening from New York. She has been asked to speak at tomorrow's suffrage hearing. I advised her to reflect before embarking upon this new voyage.... When she told me what she had in mind to say, I felt that a real word had been given her. I said: ‘Go and say that!’ ...”

April 1.... A telegram announced the birth of my first great-grandchild, Harry Hall's infant daughter1. . .”

April 11. To Mrs. Bigelow Lawrence's, Parker House, to hear music. Mrs. [Henry] Whitman called for me.”

“Delightful music; two quartettes of Beethoven's, a quintette of Mozart's, which I heard at Joseph Coolidge's some thirty or more years ago. I recognized it by the first movement, which Bellini borrowed in a sextette which I studied in my youth from ‘La Straniera,’ an opera never given in these days....”

April 17. Winchendon lecture.... A day of anguish ”

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