� he loves you as well as his nature can love � �
� Love!� said she, fiercely �
I said a few hurried words, her hand pressed mine, and
we parted. I think I see her now, with her large wild eyes,
clustering hair, and light dress; the lamp in the hall shining down
The partially closed door, � and the moonlight, trees, and troubled
sky as I turned away.
3. Friday. Drawing & calls down town. Evening at
Gymnasium with Waud. A magnificent storm at midnight, thun-
der, lightning and rain unconceivably grand & awfully beautiful.
Sate at window, looking at the glare and driving water.
4. Saturday. Dillon Mapother came, having again crossed the
Atlantic; talk of his doings, home rejoicings & fet�s. Out
with him; parted. He came again in the afternoon, & with
Kelly. All to Jersey Street, & called on Waud. Out together
to Fulton Street, &c then Kelly leaving us, to Jersey Ferry &
Patten�s Hotel, where Dillon effected the transportation of his bag-
gage to Jersey. Evening with Waud to the Gymnasium, whither
Kelly & Dillon came at 10. Erford�s anon.
5. Sunday. To the Staten Island Ferry by 10, where on
board I found, or shortly after arrived, Dillon, Kelly, Waud
& Swinton. Also chanced on Mr Greatbatch and family, all
bent on rusticating for the day. Arrived at the Island,