[Inside front cover: FEW copied several extracts fromElsie Venner, including one which claims that "the beauty of good-breeding is that it adjusts itself to all relations without effort, true to itself always, however the manners of those around it may change." FEW notes:]
And I'll venture to say that thisability of adjustment lies at the foundation of allsuccess as faras worldly policy is concerned.
[She also copies a passage about "second consciousness"--love between a man and a woman, from Elsie Venner. She pasted in a poem "Losses," by Frances Brown. The gistof it is that the greatest loss anyone can endure="a believing heart hath gone from me." FEW has underlined this line twice.]
[p. 2 of pencil-numbered pages:]
Search thine own Heart, what paineth thee
In others, in thyself may be;
All dust is frail, all flesh is weak;
Be thou the true man thou dost seek.
[ [woman] written in by FEW in different color ink than is used to write the stanza.]
Facts and Fancies of My Life