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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.

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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.

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April

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

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Dates: 1856-03-28

Type(s): Diary
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Maker/Creator: Gunn, Thomas Butler, 1826-1903

Subjects: Diseases
Diaries
Authors

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