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trouble of dressing her hair, which is, really, very good,
she on one occasion before lecturing, clapped on a wig.  Dres-
sing once, while he sat talking to her in an ajoining room, she
put out her head (in order to see if he were attentive) her
face covered with soap suds and cigar in mouth!   She
smokes incessantly, making her own cigars.   Being remonstra-
ted with on the former indulgence by a railroad conductor,
(Lola has got into innumerable rows from persistence in smo-
king in the cars) she put the comether over him by asking
�Ye�re from Oireland?� and describing herself as �a little girl
from the auld counthry!�                        A Mr Ware called on
me, this afternoon, having been preceded by an introductory let-
ter from Damoreau.       A Bostonian.
  9.  Tuesday.   Out early.  Abortive drawing.  Called at
Jewell�s in the evening.
  10.  Wednesday.  Bradys.  Down town. Saw Pounden.  Ware
up at evening.
  {11.  Thursday.       Down town, each day, once.   Nervous hor-
  12.  Friday.}       rors of incapacity over drawing.
  13.  Saturday.    Indoors all the miserable day.  Did draw-
ings, desperately finishing them.
  14.  Sunday.   With Haney, through a snow storm, to Brook
lyn, he to Parton�s, I to Pounden�s.    His wife up, for the
first time since her sickness.    The child being fetched in fron
the Barrs (neighbours) at first it didn�t recognize its mother,
which affected her very much, and was painful to look on.  She
wouldn�t let it go away any more.             I stayed all night.
  15.  Monday.  Cleaning snow off sidewalk &c; then to New
York with Pounden.     Snow everywhere.   At night with Cahill               
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