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The Vault at PfaffsAn Archive of Art and Literature by the Bohemians of Antebellum New York
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Text for Page 049 [03-30-1861]

  �Gryll will be Gryll and have his hoggish Mind.
Cahill, a fellow-passenger of his, with the in-
formation that he was waiting outside.   Shepherd
up, directly this man had departed.       Descended
together, joined Cahill and the man and walk-
ed to the Smithsonian with them, when I learnt
that on leaving me, on Saturday night, he went
down to Pfaff�s, where were George Arnold,
O�Brien, Mullen, the brother of Clapp and others.
They scrutinized him awhile and then Arnold
went to the side-table at which he sat with;
�I think I know you!�     He joined them in the
cellar, got tremendously drunk, supped with
Arnold at Florence�s and so, didn�t rise in
time to keep the appointment which had wasted
part of mine and Haney�s morning.      Not very
well pleased (for we had held a committee and
determined on subscribing and sending round the
hat for the purpose of expediting him to some of
the big cities in the West) I walked off with
Shepherd, who must needs have me go into the
sitting-room of the N.Y. Hotel, in order to read
a poem of his composing.     He has been drinking
and whoring away $50 and upwards, during the
last three days.             To 745.      Mr. and Mrs.
E. and Matty present.      In half an hour Haney,
who had been to my room, returned, and               
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