on the contrary it has given me pleasure to hear Mr Keith and others speak of his kindly traits, his wise guidance of his family, his provision for the training of poor boys; and at his death I spoke to my boys of his regard for the little things that affected those about him as evidence that he was not mastered by mere bigness, and, to me, hisgreatness, if he had any, was manifested in that way rather than any [other?], and surely such greatness he shared with the many about us.And is it too much to ask of a man of unusual wisdom to [illegible] in such excessive accumulations? or, if it must go on, to show some thoughtfulness about its distribution? for
1910 Aug 17
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