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let me attempt to give a drawing of it as it appeared: [[image - pen sketch of face coloured red]]
I have succeeded admirably! So unnatural was the goddess in her appearance as she arose from her ocean bed to-night!
But this did not last long. A few minutes sufficient to carry her up in her regal course beyond the influence of 'Nature on a Spree? [[strikethrough]] Then [[/strikethrough]] Now as I write,
"How calmly gliding through the dark blue sky
 The midnight Moon ascends!"
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'Nature on a Spree' is the expression, used several times in this journal.

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