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I can describe.  We were both so well there & since our return to London my poor dear wife has again become a sad sufferer from Sciatica & horrific pains generally, which torment her to that degree that her appetite is quite destroyed, hence [indecipherable] a degree of frustration & debility which frightens her dreadfully.  There is no [indecipherable] of any kind the Doctors say beyond the weakness of stomach produced by inanition.  I am sick at heart my dear Friend today, indeed have been so for many days past & feel quite unequal to write to you any letter worth reading.  You will see that 

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