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Dr. Poole, by the way, is a sad failure. As a pulpit speaker he is fine—but he should have stayed there. He is neither clever nor capable; why he was sent is a mystery. Of course he is a nice fellow but he should have stayed at home and spent his time preparing and delivering sermons and public debates against our honourable friend the most Rev. Dr. Bill (Am’s pet-name). And his wife; after having lived in the same house with her for a few days I have concluded that a college education should never be granted promiscuously to every applicant who may qualify according to today’s standards. As a house-keeper, a hostess, a mother, or anything of any earthly value to a woman she is useless. And then she’s not even clever--tho she staunchly maintains that she could read a book on Organic Chemistry for hours and enjoy it. I pray that I may ever be preserved from female organic chemists.
Speaking of chemists--I’ve just succeeded in locating Dr. Breth—he is at present in the Hospital at Kantara Egypt with an almost healed broken leg. The Com, Bianchini is leaving for
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While on one of these wanderings I bought off an old Bazaar keeper several attractive old bits of silk and an old amulet of silver, of which Dr. F. is quite envious. These amulets were and are still worn to keep away all evil spirits and especially the evil eye.
More—when I get back to
PS. I sent a telegram of congratulations to you Father several days ago - it was just returned by the British Govt, rejected because no personal messages are acceptable at present.