be, by the world�s buffets, working on still; talks not
much above the every day affairs of life. She, wisest
perhaps in loving and looking up to her husband, and that�s
all. They have three rooms, yet it is a home. And
when I go there I know theyre glad to see me,
and some little ray of holy home light shines down into my
heart from it. �Tis no barrack, or inn where all can
come, say their say, laugh, talk, praise and be praised,
then depart, and straightway be forgotten. / I
like Waud for the Truth there is in him. It is a very
hard article, unsweetened by phrase or profession of liking,
but truth and Sincerity it is. He lies in nothing, [word crossed out]
[words crossed out] bating no jot for aught living. Charley
Brown or M. Fran�ois Damoreau, will go on with his appro-
bative selfishness through life, expecting sympathy & liking
as due to him, without return. Waud don�t ask it, nor
affects to give it. He may be rude, defiant, blunt-speaking
but he�s True.
26. Tuesday. Drawing. Down town calls &c.
27. Wednesday. Down town early. Called at Welden�s.
To room & drawing. Dined, then down town. Returning
found a scrap of information on the door from Welden, intima-