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s such whirligiging and pirouetting along the boulevards as almost takes one's breath away. Today we went to the Oratoire to hear M. Grand Pierre. I could not understand much; my French ear is not quick enough to follow. I could only perceive that the subject was La Charite, and that the speaker was fluent, graceful, and earnest, the audience serious and attentive. Last night we were at Baron de Triqueti's again, with a party invited to celebrate the birthday of their eldest daughter, Blanche, a lovely girl of nineteen. There were some good ladies there who had come eighty leagues to meet me, and who were so delighted with my miserable French that it was quite encouraging. I believe I am getting over the sandbar at last, and conversation is beginning to come easy to me. There were three French gentlemen who had just been reading Dred in English, and who were as excited and full of it as could be, and I talked with them to a degree that astonished myself. There is a review