WEEK 118: (18th – 22nd February 1920)

“I finished typing Callaghan this Thursday. Tom and Dorothea say it is good in the main, & that the relations of Callaghan & Frances to each other are good, but they object strongly to the ghost, and pick out all sorts of things, like the mention of certain superstitions & of the stones in Frances’s ring, which they think will be considered silly & which may go against it with Maxwell I shouldn’t have thought a publisher would bother to object to such things.”

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WEEK 67: (13th – 19th January 1919)

“I went to the Celid Mór in the Town Hall that night, & the dancing didn’t begin till after 9. The gallery & the place under it were packed with spectators. Miss Doyle, Miss Skeffington, K. Hicks & some others were in the supper room superintending. I went into the big room, which was beautifully decorated, & after a long wait had the opportunity of watching 2 dances & observing which girls were not danced with, as Miss Doyle had asked me to do. I went & told Daly, who was one of the stewards, & he said he wd do his best. Miss Skeffington also did her best, but as she said afterwards “The fellas run away from you. Each of them seems to have his own little one.”

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