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^[[Harry]] Sun Jan 7th. Phil sleeping Anna and I creeping about.. Very little water. Got at the interview and was at it when H ans came at ten.30 Hotel not clean but H's cold seemed better. Sat by fire and talked much . About Art origin.. Lunch here and soon off to see their pic at AmSoc. Many people looked at H . Could no[[t]] see Sophie in hat and feathers. After to Met Mus and then to [[left margin pencil vertical line]] see Kate and Tom nice visit. Din here not bad and then only sho[[rt]] time before the Best Beloved ha dto go.. in 8.30 train. I wrote and S lay on sofa and read.. She slept in little room . [[/vertical line]] [[left margin pencil vertical line]] Woke in night thinking of H .. [[underlined]] It is terrible to feel as I do to him I cannot BEAR anything to touch him [[/underlined]].. nor to have the [[underlined]] least thing the matter [[/underlined]]. with his health , He is better of his cold. [[/vertical line]] Mon Jan. 8th. Sophie had to go early but we had cosy break by fire Very col[[d]] Then I wrote much of interview and got it off and other letters.. Jack comes soon. good. Could not all day get over [[left margin double vertical lines]] [[underlined]] absorption in H or find myself at all [[/underlined]].. After lunch went righ[[t]] out . Very cold .. and to Macbeth's where I saw F's portrait [[/vertical lines]] with box .. looking fine ..Macbeth very flatteur and said i it had been immensely admired. Walked down and stopped inat ant shops .. Bought some glass. Met F and found Crawford one of my old pupils had called up and wanted to come .. went in to 24 and after talk with H went up to see D in bed an[[d]] heard all about the Welldons withwhom she had lunched. Very interesting. Back and soon Crawford . Wanted to propose my joining prospective society of portraitpainters . Flattering but but pretty second rate lot. Might be amusing in some ways but hesitate to decide at once . Nice talk with him and tea. Very cosy . Din hhere and slept all eve after reading some.
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