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more!)     She, Miss S, knew that I was Alf�s friend, told Miss
Amy that I reminder her of him, and asked about him.    /
Harvey Smith, who wouldn�t stop all night, after some music, and
Miss Allom�s singing, went off, �squiring Miss S to an omnibus by
the way.     Old Allom protracted his �forty winks� on the sofa to a two
hours doze, (inclusive of energetic snoring;)  Miss Amy, Arthur, George
and I, sate conversing, supped, then bade good night, and after
a triennial smoke down stairs on the part of us, mounted bed ward.
  14. Monday.  Uproused by 7 /1/2, after a sound night�s sleep, bro-
ken only by Arthur�s terrier �Jerry� leaping upon my bed like a hob-
goblin, causing me to yell out and wake the sleepers in the other bed.
Breakfast down stairs with old Allom, meandering awhile in the
garden, noticing the peacock all blown away by the wind, (being un-
der a great spread of tail,) talking with small boy who�d got a
skylark�s nest, till Allom had gig out, and drove off town wards.
George and I followed in half an hour or so, took �knife board�
on top of omnibus to the Bank, there parting; I homewards.   /
Within doors all day.  Note from Hayes, he thinking of starting
for Paris this week.  /  A note also from Miss Waud, proffering
me a ticket of admission to a certain musical dejeunez to be holden 
at Brook Green on the twenty second, where is to be good music
and singing, �as she is to be principal singer.�  Also bidding me
to say nought about it to anybody but Alf, as he�d excuse his
sisters �boldness�; also to respond through a Kensington Post Of-
fice, as if I wrote to Vapall Terrace, �her mama would be
sure to open the letter.�        Answered both, Miss Waud�s
acceptingly.               
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