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I don't know how we are ever to get away from here, but we ought to leave Wednesday - at the latest. Then on to Florence.

I think it the best joke in the world that Mr. Ferris should ask Uncle Will to sit for him. I hope he will. Though it makes me mad as he never would for me. It is nice that Miss V. S. should take the studio. Perhaps I'll do my art in it yet. Mr. Powell thinks the best has been done in painting - but it has'nt all the same. I'd like to do him - and I'd like to teach him something and have him teach me. How nice it would be to have Uncle Will here with this crowd. I should almost think that Mr Powell wrote their article from Shakespeare to Beethoven it is so like what he believes. Why cant I put some Venice into this letter. Your own child-
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