We took a look at the beautiful chapel of the surs Garde-Malades, with fresh admiration of it.
surs:—We've all ben at sixes and sevens here since I writ you last.
surs:—I expect you have bin kinder puzzled to know why you ain't heered from me in so long a time.
surs:—I tell you I've had my hands full since I writ you last.
surs:—If I ain't been bizzy sence I writ you last, then never a man was.
Near adjoining to these we saw the central establishment of the surs de Charit; they have six hundred sisters here, many novices.
surs:—Wal, if I ain't eenamost tired out, I wouldn't say so.
surs:—I've ben awfully down in the mouth sence I writ you last.
surs: I 'spose eenamost everybody believed I wus ded, 'cause they 'aint seen any letters of mine in the papers for a good while.
surs:—It has been jest about the hottest wether, sence I writ you last, I ever did see.