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[[upper left corner]] 1915 [[/upper left corner]]
[[upper right corner]] TE67 [[/upper right corner]]
(sister of Emma) May 12
Dear Violet, Nothing but one perfect torrent of complex jobs, up here  could have headed off my writing you about your bereavement. No one knows better than we, up here what untellable grief it is, when one of those beautiful souls is taken away.  It makes me laugh when the old fashioned talker says dogs have no soul.  What on earth is a soul if a Collie like that isn't [[underline]] all [[/underline][ soul! It is just a soul-relation one has with them and nothing else.
  These griefs are what help us to guess that there [[underline]] is [[/underline]] life after this one
Your affectionately
Abbott Thayer

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