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Charmed with the plain sky, that I concluded to take his advice, so I tried the effect of one of [[underlined]] Your [[/underlined]] suns just peeping over the edge of the horizon, with some rays coming down from it - as if a man had tears in his eyes! Thats the only touch in which I've imitated you. & [[underlined]] that [[/underlined]] I did not intend - so dont charge me with "stealing your thunder". I wrote you a tiny letter a long time ago, which I presume you got. The old no.7 [[study-Jo ?]] is still in its neat, old-maidenly condition, & its occupant hasn't been sued for any rent yet! There has been no business, scarcely, done since you left; but I have been lucky in disposing of everything I've done, this winter. ditto some old ones. The Noble Reverend calls often & lunches with me; & the other day he brought another Rev. with him & lunched. & while at it (the other Rev.d name being Aaron) the Rev. Noble got off one of his jokes:-
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