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Haarlem, The Hague, Dordrecht and one or two smaller places like Katwyth. It was delightful everywhere excepting The Hague where I could not shake off a certain melancholy that still clings to the spot where we were so long watchers beside the bedside of the sick one. At Scheveningen I called upon Van Gravesande the etcher and found him delightful. He was most cordial and kind and finally insisted upon accompanying me to Dordrecht, and if I had consented, he would have come with me to Antwerp and Brussels.
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