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Prayers, recitation, Paley, a review, Howard, a party to Sudbury, 464ride with Richardson, dine there, rain, return, race between Otis and Howard, argument.

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18. VI.

Prayers, recitation, Paley, a review, missed Lecture, visit from George and Wheatland, ride horseback with Otis and Chapman, evening at home.

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19. VI.

Prayers, recitation, Paley, a review, a Forensic. Students to leave Cambridge, evening at home, Ford’s Plays.

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Missed Prayers, morning at my room, quiet. Stage to Boston, George’s room, Stage leaves me, remain with him, Briggs, Cheney,1 his friends.

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John Milton Cheney, from Lincoln, who had been in GWA’s Harvard class ( Harvard Annual Cat., 1820).

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21. VII:30.

Boston. Arise, tired with Boston, walk to Quincy, Neponset, billiards dull, arrive to dinner, family, evening quiet.

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22. IX:30.

Arise, at home all day, quiet, Butler’s Analogy,1 dry, evening, Mr. Degrand from Boston.

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JQA’s two copies of Joseph Butler’s The Analogy of Religion, Natural and Revealed, to the Constitution and Course of Nature, published in London in 1736 and 1791, are in the Stone Library. JA’s copy of Butler, London, 1785, 7th edition, is among his books in the Boston Public Library. See Catalogue of JA’s Library , p. 40.

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23. VII.

Arise, quiet at home, my grandfather, my Uncle as usual, dull, reflection on comparative situation.

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Arise, Morning at home, Butler’s Analogy, Liaisons Dangereuses, dangerous book, dull at home.

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