articularize what I have said.
Try to understand every thing as you proceed; and cultivate a love for every thing that is true, good, and pure.
I need not exhort you to set a price upon every moment of time; your own convictions, I have no doubt, have taught you that minutes are like gold filings, too valuable to be slighted,— for a heap of these will make an ingot.
Give my love to mother, and all the family.
Tell George to write me a brisk, news-full letter.
Your affectionate brother, Chas.
Dec. 28, 1837.
At length in Havre, with antiquity staring at me from every side.
At four o'clock this morning weighed anchor, and drifted with the tide and a gentle wind to the docks; a noble work, contrived for the reception of vessels, and bearing the inscription of An IX.
Bonaparte 1er Consul,—the labor of this great man meeting me on the very threshold of France.
Dismissed from the custom house we went to the Hotel de New York, where a smiling French woman received us