WEEK 41: (9th – 14th July 1918)

width=“I was telling her the 3 attributes of a novelist necessary to capture the British public, earnestness, power of words & a vulgar mind, & I think she agreed with it. Presently an English coastguard came along & got into conversation with us, & Miss F. talked to him just as if he had been anything else, & he was extremely tiresome with his talk about being in the navy & his beastly accent. He said their work now was mostly looking out for submarines.”

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