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Text for Page 073 [01-02-1850]

              known in those days � Mammon hath almost killed it now-a-days.
A Hampden would be belied and caricatured now.  Hampden � noble,
noble, English name, dying for thy country and praying for it with
thy last breath,  should not thy countrymen cherish and honour thy name
even as these republicans of half a century do their Washington; [words crossed out]
[words crossed out] 				That Englishmen might
live with thought�s like this � �the Lord Falkland had of late been a chan-
ged man, his gentle Spirit and quick feelings so distressed him, that he
could not sleepe, and would ofte sit long in silence, at times uttering
with deep sighs the words �Peace � Peace� � and would say to his friends
The very agony of the Warre, and the sight of the Calamites and desola-
tion the Kingdom did and must endure  would shortly break his Hearte� �
He was considered to have sought his deathe � � 	    Brave and gentle
heart, God�s blessing rest on and hallow thy Memory!    /
  Letter from Wing, to day, descriptive of life down east
  3. Thursday.  �Mose�, and scribbling a little.
  {4. Friday.    �Mose� each day. Tale scribbling in the evenings.
  5. Saturday.}    Not at all well, stiff neck, belly ache, and throat
as if I had swallowed a lively hedgehog and a dozen small-tooth combs.
  6. Sunday.  Bit of a walk Bergen wards with Hughie in the morning
Afternoon reading.   Evening wrote to Wing.
  {7. Monday.    �Mose� during day light.  At night scribbling
  8. Tuesday.}    Commenced �Revelations of New York.�  Rather               
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