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something more than [indecipherable] dry weather, as like that of an Australian November can to its [indecipherable] positively [indecipherable] after the gloomy [indecipherable] of the prolonged winter we had come away from.  A summer of [indecipherable] of cold seems to have [indecipherable] Europe this winter & judging from the temperature [indecipherable].

My gout & rheumatism both left me at once on getting under the Egyptian sky, but the latest [indecipherable] one of the legions [indecipherable] does not seek dry places, has [indecipherable]

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No [indecipherable] & useful things sent out & after [indecipherable] Exhibition [indecipherable].  [indecipherable] has gone back to [indecipherable]

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