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Browsing: Diary of Charles Francis Adams, Volume 2


Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0004-0010-0017

Author: CFA
DateRange: 1828-10-17 - 1829-09-05

[Titlepage]

Diary
17 October 1828
5 September 1829.
My Marriage.1
[epigraph]

“What is a man,

If his chief good, and market of his time,

Be but to sleep, and feed? a beast, no more.

Sure, he, that made us with such large discourse

Looking before, and after, gave us not

That capability and godlike reason

To rust [fust] in us unus’d.”

Hamlet.Hamlet.
1. Titlepage of D/CFA/7, from which the following entries through 3 September 1829 (ending the present volume) derive. See the descriptive listing of CFA’s MS diaries in the Introduction. CFA’s concluding date “5 September 1829” is his own error.
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2014.
http://www.masshist.org/apde2/