Lehigh University
The Vault at PfaffsAn Archive of Art and Literature by the Bohemians of Antebellum New York
Previous Issue Next Issue
Previous Page Next Page
Previous Match1 match Next HitSee *matches* and [# of matching pages] in above lists.

Text for Page 196 [04-23-1859]

              175
and heartless.          She�s drifting back into ill-
ness again, from sheer vacuity of mind; goes out to
sleep with the equivocal female friends spoken of by Gladdy,
wants Mrs Pot to take an enormous house at an enormous
rent &c � everything by turns and nothing long.
  24.  Sunday.  Out for a long up-town tramp with
Haney, Jack Edwards and Rawson.  Left them at
40th street on their way to the Centrl Park and
went to see Mr Richard Edwards.   The Neff�s not
returned from Jersey.  Stayed till 2, a social time with
the friendly Banbury man.   Back by cars.  To Chapin�s
with Rawson in the evening, then to Edwards�.    The
girls with Knudsen, the Dane, young Honeywell and
Jack had been to Chapin�s too, and come in subsequent-
ly.    Cahill was there.   How pretty the girls looked
to be sure in their smart sping dresses � especially
Matty! what rose-red cheeks she had, and how 
good and innocent and kind they all are!
  25. Monday.  Down town by 11 to that d____d Omni-
bus Office and there sat two mortal hours waiting for
Britton.   Not wasting them, though; I had taken my
book and pegged away at that.   Britton didn�t come so
I left, met Adrian, and rode up-town with Wilbour and
Adams, of the Commercial Times.   Talk about my under-
taking editorship and drawing of the Pic.   Good anecdote
told by Adams of Douglas Jerrold.   He characterized
Bourcicault as a �Louse, feeding on other men�s brains,�
adding, tersely �d__n him!�                Drawing, writing,               
  •  
Loading content ...