pedient can be devised?
Since I last wrote, many letters of encouragement have been sent me by unknown persons, some of them so kindly that I beg leave to notice them, promising not to encumber your columns often with private affairs.
I would inform "T. M." that I think it impossible to get the back numbers he requires; inquire at the Dispatch office.
"Tar Forest Nymphs" wish to know if I would object to give them certain information of a personal nature?
None in the world, my dear Oreades; but, then, if I tell you here, there is that sly step-dame — the public — who will hear every word.
What else can I say except to express gratification at your note?
"J." sends me an elegant smoking-cap — so fine indeed that it makes me quite ashamed of my poor little, dingy pipe, with its wooden bowl.
I wish I knew "J.'s" address, that I might express my thanks.
From "Lillian Clifford" I have a little book of pins and needles.
They will prove very useful to me, for my buttons are the<