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Thursday, 28 July 1864

Very fine ever. Penned before breakfast, & all day more or less.

Letter from Mr. Alfred Morrison who is coming again.

At 3.30 ― came Mr. 100 more words

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Wednesday, 27 July 1864

At work, penning out the drawing of May 17 ― by 6, & penned out, (or slept, ― for that little upstairs room is deadly close! 128 more words

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I'm the Authority Here

I fully intend to type this in my BlackBerry later, for posting. But for now, I’m writing this ‘old school style’ – using my trusty old fountain pen (No, I’m not THAT old. 385 more words

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Shawwal Starting Line

This blog shall start with the end of a month, and the beginning of another.

That’s right, Ramadan is almost over yet I haven’t fulfilled half the resolutions I made 28 days earlier. 170 more words

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Tuesday, 26 July 1864

Rose late. Sent off Jameson’s FGlorence, begun Feby. 6[.]

Penned & coloured Cretan sketches all day.

Only good-natured John Chaworth-Musters came: he is building & says “what if he should invest in pictures?” ― “the Cedars would go in the dining room & Beirut in the Drawing room.” Bu I am not good at “pushing,” ― &, au contraire, suggested economy & thoughtfulness as to coming children’s fortunes. 52 more words

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Saturday, July 26, 1969

Up early. Dick still angry. I wrote a letter to Daddy. Dick left about 10 o’clock in foul humor. I told him before he left that I’d meet him at the house + also that I hadn’t said what he thought I did last night. 118 more words

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Monday, 25 July 1864

Warm, cloudy ― wetty. Rose at 7. ―

After much delay & indecision, I posted 2 letters, to Taylor, begging him to send the 7. Packages to Liverpool, & to have all the furniture sold. 114 more words

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