¶ 2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 a dry amusement of a months duration at Homburg, no good chance for a small boat ride since leaving America, to say nothing of the sudden change in our situation as compared with the past weeks experience, lightened our hearts and compelled us to forget our hunger and fatigue until Henry announced that Dinner was ready
¶ 3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 We had arrived just too late for their regular 4 oclock table d’hote, but had the same articles served to us at 6, very kindly giving us the use of an empty parlor on our 1st floor instead of going down a long winding flight of steps to the Dining room.
¶ 4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 We had an elegant meal of green peas and beens [sic] Beef, ham, chicken, salad, potatoes, pudding, fruit +c. all very nice and being the first “square meal” we had faced during the past week we ate very heartily-
¶ 5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 After Dinner my children lost no time in dragging me to the small boat harbor in front of the Hotel. Ma and Anna were too tired to chance the ride. Alice and I took one boat while Jep and Henry entered another, light pretty boats, sharp at each