the rails kept singing, `You're going to see Daddy-Long-Legs.' After a time Mr. Lewes retired from the editorship, feeling that the work pressed too severely on his moderate strength. Our loss in him was very great, and there was considerable difficulty in finding a successor. I must say that the present proprietor has been fortunate in the choice he did make. Mr. John Morley has done the work with admirable patience, zeal, and capacity. Of course he has got around him a set of contributors whose modes of thought are what we may call much advanced; he being 鈥渕uch advanced鈥?himself, would not work with other aids. The periodical has a peculiar tone of its own; but it holds its own with ability, and though there are many who perhaps hate it, there are none who despise it. When the company sold it, having spent about 锟?000 on it, it was worth little or nothing. Now I believe it to be a good property. Whether there ought to have been a cheque I do not even yet know. A man who writes a single letter to a newspaper, of course, is not paid for it 鈥?nor for any number of letters on some point personal to himself. I have since written sets of letters to newspapers, and have been paid for them; but then I have bargained for a price. On this occasion I had hopes; but they never ran high, and I was not much disappointed. I have no copy now of those letters, and could not refer to them without much trouble; nor do I remember what I said. But I know that I did my best in writing them. 鈥楿ntil he gets the Leonardo book.鈥? This letter sounds as though I had hydrophobia, but I haven't. I He looked with a sceptical eye at the Anglican priest's cassock and girdle. If Father Rodwell had been a Papist it would have been altogether a more satisfactory state of things; but an Anglican鈥攁 man who might preach the beauty of holy poverty and a celibate life one year and marry[Pg 271] a rich widow the year after鈥攁 man bound only by his own wishes. 色姑娘综合网久久一个色综合亚洲色综合久久偷拍国产在线视频色姑娘综合站 If I wore silk stockings for the rest of my life, I don't believe 鈥楺uite useless,鈥?he said. 鈥榃hat a man wants first editions for, unless they鈥檝e got some special beauty, I can鈥檛 understand. I would as soon spend my money in getting postage-stamps because they are rare. But I wanted to talk to you about that poem. What鈥檚 he after? Is it some philosophy? Or is it a love poem? Or is he just a tippler?鈥? Who's all right?