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Browsing: Diary of Charles Francis Adams, Volume 2


Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0005-0002-0017

Author: CFA
Date: 1829-02-17

Tuesday. 17th.

Morning at the Office and in Court of Common Pleas. Little of any consequence occurred. I am trying to pursue my simple course as well as I can. Had a client this morning through the kindness of Mr. Tarbell. Small debts to collect. Thus went the morning. Afternoon, engaged in reading Adam Smith which Abby’s departure from town enables me to resume. Evening, reading Pope—Eloisa to Abelard. A beautiful letter, if we examine the manner and the versification but something too sensual. I also read many of his smaller Poems.
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/