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[[start page]] 22 May 16th. 1890. Friday The sea had calmed down somewhat from yesterday, but we still dance around a good deal. I read a good deal, and walked not so much as usual, for the motion is still pretty unsteady. The gentlemen had the criket match they expected to have on Wednesday to-day, between the English and American. Of course the English should play better, as it is there game, and they did the first game, it for 2 to 3, close. But the next game was 4 all. I spent most of the evening in the bow of [[end page]] [[start page]] 23 the boat, where it is lovely looking at the ocean and the sky. Run 436 May 17th. 1890. Saturday. Beautiful day. Extremely clam. The last day has come, and I cannot say I am really glad. The ship always has a sort of an attraction for me. (I think I know why too; but it is a secret.) The morning and afternoon until five was spent on board. After this the Umbria stopped, as we could not cross the bar, about 20 miles from Liverpool. A special [[end page]]
RMS UMBRIA ~ The ship epitomized the luxuries of Victorian style. ...
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