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Hotel Brevoort
Coin de la 5me Avenue et de la 6me Rue
cable address, Lafbrevort,

New York,

Dearest girl- 

I was happy & glad to receive your good letter of Feb 5th-several days ago. I wish to God that I were back in Paris with you & Mono. Never again will I come back to this dammed place with out you both- and I hope that we will never even have to do that. I love America and all that - love it like one ordinarily loves one's mother- But France is my mistress & I am a lover of hers - a lover willing to sacrifice everything to live in her heart - to rest his head in her peaceful lap of culture & age old beauty. It is not shame that I have for America but pitty - mixed with a sort of hopefulness. 

Well- I arrived here Monday (19th) night at 12:30 the train being an hour & a half late. Next morning called up Bullitt & Louise but B- had left for two days in Phil. so Louise & I had breakfast down stairs .75 cents for what we used to pay 40 at the Laf.. I went to S.A - had 
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