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              About Mrs. Sol Eytinge.
tired of.     For in that respect she is the gull
of her own hypocrisy; always bidding for some
liking which she cannot return honestly, or
satisfy.       And so much for the present for
Allie.                 Haney and I talked till 11
and then went to the �Woodbine� in the 6th Avenue
to have ale; he walking to Bleecker street with me
subsequently.
  28.  Sunday.   A dull, wet day; did not
stir abroad.   Writing and loafing; in the evening
down-stairs in the parlor.      Out with Cahill for an
oyster-stew, near midnight.              Talking incidental-
ly of Mrs Sol Eytinge, Cahill avers that she has
the national American feminine characteristic pro-
lapsus uteri, which I�ve heard, perhaps chronicled,
before.    The child, he says, is smart and sharp,
and perfectly alive to the fact that its mother has
no love for it.     Sol is very kind to it, but accepts
his wife�s criminations against the por poor little
wretch.    It must grow up perverse and froward.
  29.  Monday.   Writing during the morning.  After
dinner, down-town with the German, Viele.  A warm,
sunny day; Broadway densely crowded to witness
the parade of the New York Fire Zouaves, previous
to their embarkation for the South, so that our pro-
gress was slow.        At the little �Arms dep�t,� Lindsay,               
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