are trying hard to gain so-called wealth, merely making a living, doing bread chores, etc. Many steamships and sailing vessels dot the bay and line miles of wharves, making an admirably energetic fuss for bread and semi-pleasurable amusements, and dress-duds, etc. Out of all reasonable proportion to the real pleasures of life.
Original journal dimensions: 7.5 x 13 cm.
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