Pernel [Strachey] to Pippa [Philippa Strachey]

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Feels strongly that Elinor has begun Gaelic with Pippa when she was longing to do that. She got the most exquisite letter from Ralph congratulating her on having passed the exam, written in the most flowing French and ending up with the following poem (given) ' Pernel Triolets'' The joke of their father receiving a present of £100 from Tit-Bits for having solved a mathematical problem which was supposed to be unsolvable. Sent from Allenswood.