I. We had written examinations this week in: 鈥楾hey will believe my beautiful boy, my own Herbert鈥檚 boy, when they hear his story from his own sweet lips. He shall come forward himself when the occasion is ripe for him to speak.鈥? 鈥極 the utter carelessness of some of the women, who will interrupt the most solemn, heart-searching conversation with a question about my dress, or a request for a pin. They seem so utterly frivolous! Then those who do think, and have some concern for religion, are such earnest Muhammadans; it is with them a matter of heart-love! It is a mystery how it should be so, when Muhammad was not only a murderer and profligate, but has lowered woman altogether; but it seems especially the women who delight in his false religion. They do not care for its having no proofs; they love it.鈥? 鈥楧ec. 17.鈥擯lease, love, make no plans for bringing ladies to Batala. It is so awkward to me to have to explain to nice enthusiastic ladies that they cannot come. This is not a place except for elderly or married ladies. If Mera Bhatija would bring out a nice wife, it would give much pleasure; at present plans and propositions only鈥擨 must not say burden me鈥攂ut they do not help me. I do very well as I am; I have had, through God鈥檚 goodness, a happy year; and if I were to be ill, I would rather be doctored by our Sikh, and nursed by our Natives. As for visitors, we have hardly any except in the cooler weather; and a little packing then does no harm.鈥? 鈥榃e are longing for our letters, but I do not think we shall get them till Tuesday. Dearest Mother tries not to think more of India than she can help, and has, I am glad to say, given up reading the papers, so we only give her the good part of the news verbally. I could not endure to be kept in the dark myself. I go every day to fetch the papers. I half live on them, and would far rather go without a meal than not see them.... We heard from poor dear Mrs. Thornhill to-day. She hopes that Henry and his wife are in Lucknow. Such a hope is not worth much, one would think.鈥? Anyway, she feels now as though all the good things were coming together. 开心播播网-开心五月天-五月天开心激情网-开心情色站 Nell. And the Rule of Three inverse? Judy 鈥楬e鈥檚 a terrible horse, Buzdil, Buzdil, I.