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              zils, who is generally ill-condi-
tioned, prone to thrusting his
colloquial oar into others´┐Ż conversa-
tions, and talking in a loud, brat-
tling, aggressive tone on matters
of which he has but the barest,
rudimentary knowledge.  Of course
he is utterly illogical and unrea-
sonable, of course an egotist.    The
rest of the cabin-passengers are
sufficiently discriminated already.
  13.  Friday.}       Nothing parti-
  14.  Saturday.}       cular.  Fine
weather, loafing, smoking, dozing,
reading.   With purser Sampson
a good deal, of evenings, in his cabin.
A shrewd little man; spent many
years in California.  Arrived off
Key West at nightfall.
  15.  Sunday.   Coaling at Key
West.   A blazing hot day.  Ramb
led ashore, and to Fort Taylor,
meeting by the way, a sturdy,               
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