Celia J. Galloway
at the store, where I am shut up all day, that when I get home I must give vent to my spirits some way; and ,as I may not make faces myself, why I have to teach Kenneth to do so.I suppose you are all taking in the Mid-Winter Fair, and I wish that I, too, might come and see,--not only the Fair, but California.But wishes are vain, and a waste of time. What is the use wishing for that which one knows very well they may not have!01770I really am beginning to think that I cannot endure the store very much longer; but will have to go back to my old love,--That of cramming arithmetic into poor, defenseless little urchins,--filling little heads and little hearts, and keeping little hands out of mischief, and little feet from getting into forbidden paths. After all, I like that best.Well, uncle John, I think you once more for your kind gift.Love to aunt Louie, Wanda, Helen, and any of the other01770
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