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not glare but glow in the dark olive of the trees. Little boats were moving about hung with lanterns over the liquid fire of the water which looked cool and beautiful all the same. The effect of the whole was artistic to the last degree with a sort of perfect and elegant loveliness which I did'nt think it in the nature of any kind of illuminations to have. We waited until after ten for the real fire works and then found our way through the crowd fearing we would never get home if we waited until they wanted to go. So we did not see either the fw's [[fireworks]] or torchlight procession. If you want to know what we passed through on our way to the horse car look at the picture of Vanity-Fair in our Pilgrims Progress only that you will never know how dozens of immense howling things like the one in the merry go round at BH. sound all at once and all twice as powerful as that and playing different tunes - and such merry-go-rounds! I will describe them later on in a letter to the boys. It was Pandemonium and we were glad to get out of it and sorry to have our lovely impression in the Parc broken up. I made an engagement with Dr B to go to Pasteur Bucice's church with him this morning, and we went but mistook the hour and did'nt get there until it was half over and were so far back that we could not understand but a word now and then. I had made an engagement to go to Mrs Greene's this afternoon so that I could'nt do anything for him until this P.M. when May and I are going to meet him in the Tuileries gardens, a proceeding which I though preferable to having him come here again this evening. I don't know how I am going
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