[James Davie] Butler
3delightful time. When we were passing the head of the Vernal Falls I told our thin subtle spiritual story to the editor. In a year or two I hope to find a capable foreman to look after this ranch-work with its hundreds of tons of grapes pears cherries etc & find time for book writing & old time wanderings in the wilderness. I hope also to see you ere we part at the end of the day. You want my manner of life. Well in short I get up about six o'clock & attend to the farm work. go to bed about 9 & read until midnight. When I have a literary task I leave home shut myself up in a room in a San Francisco hotel. go out only for meals & peg away awkwardly & tortuously until
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