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under the same circumstances!�     I told him Covill
had been to his Mother�s, and she knew it! 
�What?� He paced up and down the room uttering a
string of blasphemies, and swearing he would murder
the �G_d__m stinking little _____!�    I never saw
any face more frightfully excited.            Allie, he said,
had gone back to Forsyth Street, and her husband.
He had seen Covill.         Presently he went down stairs,
but did not go in to supper, though the landlady in-
vited him.      Subsequently I found him lying on his
bed, and presently he asked me to take the cars,
go to his mothers residence, and get Clarence to come
down at once.         I did so, went up the Sixth Ave-
nue, saw �Clare� and one of the sisters � a hand-
some girl very tastily dressed � left Clare in the
cars; and went to the Edwards�.             Four of the
girls start for California on Saturday.   The base-
ment was full of daguerrotypic souvenirs and people.
Stayed till near 11.     Looking in at Honey�s met
Wood and had a talk with him.       He guessed at
some of the business Sol had in hand; and had
met Will Waud walking with Josey, as she flaunted
in Broadway.
  19.  Friday.   In doors all day.  Drawing till sum-
set.  Haney in his room, sickish, half the day.   Sol
had visited him yester-evening, asked his forgiveness,
and �cried like a child.�           I�m glad that his mot-
her and sisters do not know of it.         This I ascertained               
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