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be complete without a sunset over [Ter[x]ceira ?] such as was seen from the Kaiser Wilhelm yesterday.
Among the many and touching godsends received on board ship and before there was a letter from Prof. Rice and such as one as only he can write. In it he said "then if you see a sunrise over Pico, you will think ocean travel a real boon." We arrived too late for the sunrise, but the sunset! Well, it was of the kind no words can describe - like colors so delicate and sounds so sweet that neither can be distinguished from the other. like touhces of friendship too subtile [sic] for analysis. And speaking

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There appears to be a correction made to the spelling of Terceira... Originally written as Tereceira, but then the 2nd e was crossed out by the original writer]

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