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20th. On returning to Mrs. S.'s. I was told that Miss K. was there. After a while Miss Jane came down with her. We met in good faith & heart: my reception from her was kinder than I had anticipated. She talked on as sweetly as ever. She is changed.
I went about to see various acquaintances. It was during vacation. Some of the old students were there; but those of my association were mostly abroad on the earth. It is a painful thing to return to such scenes: man was never made, I believe, to go or look backward.