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Browsing: Diary of Charles Francis Adams, Volume 2

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0003-0004-0011

Author: CFA
Date: 1827-04-11

Wednesday. April 11th.

Finished the requisite quantity of Ex. Rec. and read a little of geography before breakfast, and was pretty studiously employed upon law, after which I took two hours of leisure, and went over the river. After dinner I rode to Bladensburg with John. This was one of my deeply melancholy days in which I look upon life as a thing in no respect capable of producing happiness to me. My God! The ideas which I have upon this subject are almost too dreadful to hint at. But I know most certainly that they produce deep misery to me. A short time may discover all. No letter from Abby yet, what can be the case with her; there lies the cause of all this feeling. My God! the trial is almost too severe.
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, 2018.