before I started off to p[illegible] "the mountains of separation" and "the Salt, estranging Sea" between us. But how those metaphors have lost their force in these days of sunset limited [illegible], and ocean grey hounds. The poets will haveto invent a new [illegible]gery.I am off for a year or more with a very intelligent and companionable girl about eighteen and I am determined make it a year of rest and delight in all the beauty [illegible] collected [together?] in the galleries [& museums?] but chiefly in all
circa [ca. 1906]
Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 26 cm.
Reel 16, Image 0501
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