[James Davie] Butler
Martinez Feb. 18th, 1888- Prof. Butler My dear old friendI am delighted to see that with steady heart & hand you cab still seek & find those who love you [stricken phrase] . [ crossed out? Still pegging away at Greek by the thousand pages & getting from side to side of continents & seas with the gazing ardor & enthusiasm of youth. Happy man to so soon have learned the blessedness of action & so steadfastly] no sloth. no rush sill pegging away at Greek by the 1000 pages & getting from side to side of the continents & seas with the gazing ardor & enthusiasm of youth. Happy man Ever deep in the blessedness of action & so ever young, the light of youth & the light of age & the light of all the years between blending together into one serene Plan, & like the sunshine of a summers day becoming more beautiful more divine as the evening draws near03324
1888 Feb 18
Original letter dimensions: 27 x 21.5 cm.
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