Journal 27 Page 1 February 24, 1869
         

No. 3-Europe.

Sketches of Character & Conversation

Here & There.

Frances E. Willard 17th Sept., 1868.

Paris

"The proper study of mankind is man." Pope.

"Make every body tell you something worth knowing."

(Free rendering from Sir Walter Scott.

# Dedications of Paris shops that I've observed:

A Mourning store: la Pense.

A baker's shop:-Au Saint Esprit (above the words the Dove [outline sketch of dove] "en regle."

A shoe store: au bonheur des pieds.

" " " : au lion amoreux.

A "brasserie"-l'enfant trouve.

A modiste's-"Aux enfants vones aux [?] blanc et bleu." i.e. (dedicated to the virgin & wearing her colors!" what devotion-especially if the little dears are blondes!

A wretched little magazin de confection-au bon gout!

Names of streets: Rue des bons Enfants

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No. 3.Berlin, 8th October,1868. The Russian Nobleman at Table D'hote.

(Hotel de Rome.)

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February 24, 1869

Paris. How many "captions" like the above, with no ideas to keep them company, evince the fleeting nature of my impressions and