erve the whole as one.
She believed firmly in maintaining the privacy of club life.
The club is a larger home, she said, and we wish to have the immunities and defences of home; therefore we do not wish the public present, even by its attorney, the reporter.
The three following years were important ones to the Howe family.
Lawton's Valley was sold, to our great and lasting grief: and — after a summer spent at Stevens Cottage near Newport — the Doctor bought the place now known as Oak Glen, scarce half a mile from the Valley; a place to become only less dear to the family.
No. 19 Boylston Place was also sold, and he bought No. 32 Mount Vernon Street, a sunny, pleasant house whose spacious rooms and tall windows recalled the Chestnut Street house, always regretted.
Here life circled ever faster and faster, fuller and fuller.
Our father, though beginning to feel the weight of years, had not yet begun to take in sail, but continued to pile labor on labor, adding the new whi
stone comb, and they 'plauded and 'plauded, and I sat, grinning like a chessy cat, oh!
so welly pleased.
[Oak Glen.] Despite my severe fatigue went in town to church; desired in my mind to have some good abiding thought given me to wored it, coming in sight of a better vein and to-day, not without prayerful effort, I got it about ready, D. G.
To Maud Oak Glen, August 27, 1894.
... An interesting French gentleman has been giving readings at Mrs. Coleman's. He read us Corneillde the closing address, full of good sense, sentiment and wit — a wonderful man for eighty-two years of age.
To Laura Oak Glen, September 6, 1894.
Q. What has been your mother's treatment of you latterly?
Ans. Quite devilish, thank you. have kissed each other.
This thought also came to me: Oh, God, no kingdom is worth praying for but thine.
To Laura Oak Glen, August 2, 1895. Dearest Pidge, also Midge,
... I will condescend to inform you that I am well, that Flossy is very