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MISS A. L. PRINGLE

10 South Street
27 April 1887
Sir Harry and Lady Verney are come to South Street; Sir Harry looks sadly feeble but Lady Verney looks far worse; [Referring to reading for a typhoid convalescent] 'I have myself been a convalescent from all but fatal fever. One's brain is clear - clearer than it ever is in health. But it is the clearness of intense sunshine - or like the clean cut of a razor - and an unsuitable book burns into it. I send, please, two books of small stories 'for her.'
Extract A.L.P.'s notebook GTER. LOND. REC. OFF.

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