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[[strikethrough]] OCTOBER [[strikethrough]] Isle de France cont (Nov 22nd) [[strikethrough]] Date CASH Rec'd Paid This [[/strikethrough]] and no masseuse on board. These revelations proved the boat to be French, aside from its caviar, & the result was that I together with several of the ladies, submitted myself to be given a turkish bath & massage almost daily. He was overcome by the amount of Toxin in my legs, because only old ladies have such bad circulation as that, & as he massaged he breathed in, & out, & in, & out, with each stroke of admirable technique. He told me what cloth-es to wear - & [[strikethrough]] alto [[/strikethrough]] his diploma on the wall said that he had graduated with a "très Bien" record - & altogether I was deeply amused & deeply admiring. A Dr Jansson, & handsome wife spoke to me because Dr Hugh Auchincloss had cabled them to. They were in tourist, but lived in 1st, & never asked me to a meal, nor would come to one with, me, but I was much impressed with Dr A's thoughtfulness. I saw a movie about a French expedition from India to Peking, & such photography as I've never seen. [[strikethrough]] Th [[/strikethrough]] All the glimpses it gave were too short, & the movie [[strikethrough]] SATURDAY, JANUARY 11, 1936 [[/strikethrough]] Nov 23 11th Day Alexander Hamilton-Born 1757 355 Days to come Paris! I went to the Jardin des Plantes at Dickie's wise suggestion to see the Museum of Animal Sculpture. He had told me he could barely fit me in to tea - & with that, & the fact that [[strikethrough]] that whereas [[/strikethrough]] I got there to find the Musée was closed, I was furious at him even before seeing him. I wandered around the Jardins [[strikethrough]] zoo [[/strikethrough]] thinking this is Paris's zoo - & later he told me it was the lousiest of three. I froze looking at the animals - whose colors curiously [[strikethrough]] was [[/strikethrough]] were much richer than in any English or U.S.A. zoo. Whether [[strikethrough]] this was [[/strikethrough]] because of the cold their fur was roughed up, or whether it was from dirt, I don't know. A beautiful blackish deer was the best, animal there - the same breed at Pon Pons, but aside from that the zoo was filthy & smelly, & all the beasts were cold, but [[strikethrough]] the [[/strikethrough]] very good specimens. I then went to the Musée de Luxembourg where Pon Pons polar bear & small bronzes, & two figures of Jane Poupelet's, & a small green bronze negroid girl's head by Anna [[?]] - stand out as the most beautiful
The left page has been misplaced. It belongs as the right page to the previous set (8) and that right page should be the left page of (9) cloth-es imitating a French accent Jane Poupelet, sculptor of animals inter alia
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