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Text for Page 192 [05-02-1860]

           Sol Eytinge�s saying about Clapp.
nally the correspondence came to an end and
she got married to one who knew her past his-
tory, but loved her.    She wrote to Will�s mother
about it, stated that she could never love anybody
as she had her son, and that the child was to
be cared for by her father.   With her husband
she then emigrated to the Cape of Good Hope, and
probably here disappears from this record.    There�s
little love lost between Will and Alf � indeed
they come of a family immensely ill-conditioned
in social relations.                 A not-bad thing of
Sol Eytinge�s saying, at the expense of Clapp.
Seated at Pfaff�s one night, Sol compared him
to a spider, adding that he shouldn�t be su^|r|prised
if Clapp projected something sticky out of his sto-
mach, affixed it, and ran up to the ceiling!!
Clapp was savage about it.       Little Nast
became quite popular among the pugilists in
England, was known as �the little dragsman.�
  Something told me by Cahill, on the conditions
that I shouldn�t ask his informant or let it
affect any estimate of the person concerned (?)
That the long and palpable estrangement between
Morris and little Miss Maguire originated in his
having made, virtually and unmistakeably, the
same request addressed by Portiphar�s wife to
Joseph.       The thing sounds damnable, but I               
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