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with a visable effort) to anyone else.

Thornes called in the evening.

I knocked a little blue Japanese vase down & broke it. One that Alice gave me. feel awfully. I can hear it crack in my ear all the time.

Alice in Jiverney.

The money going so fast begins to worry both Aunty & I.

Have decided that the greatest happiness is in great economy and am going to practice it from this day.

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Called on the Boulands & found M. Bouland sitting in the doorway. Asked immediately for Madame B. & he threw up his arms & said she was dead. Marie takes charge of the house.

May 31st

Last night in Paris. Spent the day shopping. Caught at the Palais Royal in a thunder shower. impossible to get a carriage. Finally offered a man 3 francs to carry us to the Rougiers' to dinner.

had a delightful time. Felt more at ease than I generally have there. The prospect of the voyage making me indifferent, I suppose, to how I might appear this last night.

Went out to the post office with Alice to fill a stamp box with stamps for her.  The one I had made for her in Dinan.

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Giverny with Monet?

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