D. W. Dimers
and bring about the destruction of what, I am sure, was the expression of genius in mechanics.I simply loved to hear all those stories, so full of Scottish sentiment and character. If only I could have basked longer in the sunshine of your great companionship! I may not see you again, Professor, but I will never forget you. Often I reproach myself with the thought that I did not do enough for you down here, but I feel sure that, in your kindly wisdom, you made allowances for the shortcomings of a boy, whose head was full of business in the straining after the firm establishing of his career. Not being able to afford to be a Water-colourist, I have to stifle my artistic tendencies and do my next-best in Commerce, trying all the 05242
1912 Aug 6
Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21.5 cm.
Reel 20, Image 1161
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