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“ [88] fluent form, with the illumination of life and personality.” She recalled nothing sensual or even sensuous in the dances she saw that season, only “the very ectasy and embodiment of grace.” (But the Doctor thought Cerito ought to be sent to the House of Correction!)

Among the English friends, the one to whom our parents became most warmly attached was Lord Morpeth, afterwards Earl of Carlisle. This gentleman proved a devoted friend. Not only did he show the travellers every possible attention in London, but finding that they were planning a tour through Wales, Ireland, and Scotland, he made out with great care an itinerary for them, giving the roads by which they should travel and the points of interest they should visit.

Very reluctantly they left the London of so many delights, and started on the prescribed tour, following in the main the lines laid down by their kind friend.

To her sister Louisa

Sunday, July 2.
... We are in Dublin, among the Paddies, and funny enough they are. There are many beggars — you cannot get into the carriage without being surrounded with ragged women holding out their dirty hands, and clamouring for ha'pence-we have just returned from Edgeworthtown; on our way, we walked into some of the peasants' huts. I will tell you about one-it was thatched, built very miserably, had no floor except the native mud; there was a peat


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