“It is not worth while to be concerned, what he says or thinks, who says or thinks only as he is directed by another.”
“Every man that striveth for the mastery is temperate in all things.”
I will—and it is done.
Titlepage of D/CFA/13 (Adams Papers, Microfilms, Reel No. 65), which begins where D/CFA/12 ends and in which are contained all the journal entries CFA made between the terminal dates indicated here. An explanation of the discrepancy between CFA’s numbering of his Diary volumes and the Adams Papers serial numbering is given at vol. 1:xxxviii–xl. For a description of this Diary MS and of the other MSS from which the printed text of vols. 7 and 8 of the present edition is derived, see the Introduction.