Life of Sterling. What a beautiful picture of a human
soul it is. And what a rich, loving, appreciative heart
the sombre old growler, the inflexible Carlyle has, after
all. / Why I�d like to know what church can
show me a saint like Albert Samson?
I want Sartor Resartus horribly. Haven�t read it since
I did in Banbury hay fields. Must get it & Montaigne.
16. Wednesday. Down town with Picayune blocks. A
call at Weeds, then to room. Drawing all the afternoon,
and till 9. Then a little scoring up this diarizing, and
reading Montaigne & Elizabeth Browning.
17. Thursday. Stirred out but for meals all day. Drawing
till 10. Being Saint Patrick�s day, great parading and
music playing down Broadway by Irishmen in honor of their
Scottish-born saint. Welden called in the earlier part of
the evening, staying however but short time. Reading Browning.
18. Friday. To Picayune Office, Wells & Webbs &
then Lantern Office. Brougham there, bothered and mata-
grabolized, having all the business on his hands; Powell
being laid up with a broken ancle. To Post Office,
then to room. Drawing till 10, then walked down to
Fulton Street expecting to find the folks there. Only Holcomb
& the Frenchman Baudoin; with whom I talked awhile,