Letter from Mary Moody Emerson to Charles Chauncy Emerson

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How many events & agitations have rolled over the universe since I saw thee! What on lists between the hunger & the mind & body on this poor running [toward?] fall. Carlyle has finely traced their course in his second part of Schiller w'h I just read - yet [crossout illegible] informed the side of "letters" ! Ah could he have had his spiritual eye opened he would not have made the publick the god & his hero - better w'd have been the leader to happiness & Heaven. God send the German a [finer?] biographer. What is [knowledge?] & the godly gift of genius if fame is [para]

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[crossed through - is but a noonday] meant anything short of immortal. "Time present & future always rivals." said J. Reynolds. Noon the [hour/ never?] w'h was [?skirted] with gold & purple faded into emotions like those caused by a climax given to the cook to boil beets potatoes & carrots! Yet it was the weakness of my own mind that could not divest itself of sounds & associations w'h had h'd its youth thro' the thorny paths of arrid yet wholesome [truggles?] - w'h may have broken in to the very weary wastery waitings of age. Nor do I the more excuse your impertinence under the holy zeal of that true [Nonsense? Emmett?] I began the note by liking to re[use] to the little apology you made

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in the last [missed/earned nest?] of thinking about it. I understood it & near plead and not that you'd ever think of it. for about [kind] Ah we shall one day I think. & what thoughts! Shall I repent that the numbering up the [crossout] best [/crossout] good virtues of [Xienty?] could be tedious because in a poor style

I hear there is a note from you thank you. I have had better hours with Elis. this week than ever - something escaped her w'h I'll tell you. MME

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