Mlle Souvestre to Mrs Strachey

Scope and Content

She could easily write forty pages in one got but she will spare her friend this as she knows from their letters that the two babies though better are not beyond giving anxiety especially Pippa. With the excuse of getting rid of a cold she has the last eight or ten days been living in retreat and has been able to devote herself to reading as she has not done for months. In one book from which she would like to cut an excerpt it mentioned the great honour in which the teaching of music is held in England. She encloses an article on Proudhon by M. Deschame which recalled to her one of their conversations.