sant to think of Alfred the Great�s language
as ones own. Another phrase
pleased me. �The best men, the world heroes
have been those of conservative nature, thoroughly
heated through with liberal genious.� This
31. Wednesday. In doors all day, save for walks
for breakfast & supper. A wet and dismal day.
Drawing in desultory and matagrabolized manner
�Henry Hudson on the Half Moon, sailing up the
North River,� for the Lantern. Atmospherically
miserable. Davis came in the Evening.
1. Thursday. Sunlight and blue sky. Down
town, called at the Lantern & Reveille Offices. To
Wall Street. Holmes removing. Back to Office &