or otherwise. Now this fashionable well whiskered & hair dyed
knave played the outwardly respectable for a mightily long time.
But he was fairly judged by my good old dead & gone grandfather
long long ago. It is the fitting corollary of it. How many
folks I now can think of whose youth gave promise of what
they have since fallen to. Evening Gymnasium, & Mr Greatbatchs.
17. Tuesday. Drawing. Down town by 1, Picayune
Office & tailors &c Call at Hutching�s �Time Piece� &c Dined at
Rainbow. Return to Office & drawing. Whytal came, sat &
smoked, & told me of his wooing and wedding Lotty. Left at 6,
I supped, then to �Chinese Rainbow�, John Owens Alpine Rambles
& ascent up Mout Blanc. A clever colloquial, monologic, pan-
oramic exhibition. At its� close strolled into Gymnasium &
there found Waud & Damoreau. Walking down Broadway
together met Baudoin & drank tgether at the �Star.�
187. Wednesday. Down town early with drawings. Called at
Times Office for Welden. Talking awhile, then off up town with intent
to visit the Crystal Palace. Call on Webb, at Novello�s store.
Met John Savage, drinking with him. Anecdote of Picton. Seymour
met him the other day, in tears, blubbering, � and was told of the
death of his grandmother, and entreated to put it in Times. So he
did, and next day Picton writes a flaming & enfuriate letter vilifying
�em for it! Took cars & to Reservoir, over & about