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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 7, page 219, March 28-April 11, 1856

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Identifier: DX04003376

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 7, page 219, March 28-April 11, 1856

Description: Regarding the change in Sol Eytinge's attitude towards him since William Waud has returned to New York.


to breathe pityingly and hopefully upon me. Dear Lord Christ, let my loneliness end in happy love and possession of that kind English girl [Hannah Bennett], who thinks of me perhaps even now. 'Tis too dark to write further.

[29. Friday through 31. Sunday] Forgotten.



From the First to the Eleventh. I have let Time's sounds rush past unaccounted, and must lump my recollections of the dull or bright grains therein. Another relapse into despondency and unfitness, out of which I have now emerged. Hard at pen-work, and some pencil. Did the tale of drawings for [William] Levison and [Jesse] Haney’s forthcoming "Nic-nax," and got some money of the former. Haney has been sick, looking as yellow as mary-gold leaves, and lay up for an evening or so, in his chamber, whither I went to see him, generally finding Sol [Eytinge] & W Waud there. They consort much together, as heretofore. W is pretty coolishly-civil to me, but Sol's demeanour is changed since the return. He has tried the half jesting half-spiteful slang-whonging continually at me, and I detect three or four phrases at W W's coming — as written to Alf [Waud] about me. Wherefore I think Sol's something of a

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1856-03-28

Type(s): Diary

Maker/Creator: Gunn, Thomas Butler, 1826-1903

Subjects: Diseases


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