reviled them a la Lady Macbeth &c � bosh.
Lotty�s going down the facili descensus Averni rapidly
enow. Dod with her always, she with him. Its
a damned thing this; and disgusting, � wooing
a wedded woman & one who will ere long be a
mother. Maybe Dod does but sentimentalize �
but men nowadays � Hardenbrook�s
callous and savage.
A beastly world for the unhappy girl to live in.
Heaven won�t help her � she hardly believes in�t.
The pity of it, Iago the pity of it.
22. Thursday. To Lantern Office &c having
finished all Reveille cuts for the week. To Brook-
lyn, there waited an hour or more, returned to
Castle Garden � no boatmen. Presently Connor
came, very drunk, and incapable of doing aught.
In an attempt to clamber into his boat he soused
in, but managed to get into the boat with only