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#0302: Willa Cather to Ferris Greenslet, [May 2, 1915]

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I am much cheered by your letter. If you feel that way4, we'll pull out with a creditable showing, I am sure. Yes, the tide in the Veneto5 is only 11/2 feet6. I was merely guessing. You had best send the Epilogue7 back to me, as I hope to bring it out a little more sharply.

I wish you could have been here at a little dinner and theatre party I gave for Fremstad8 last Wednesday night. It was really a wonderful party. Sanborn9, musical critic of the Globe10 was here. He has written the most penetrating and appreciative notices about Fremstad for ten years, and it was the first time they had ever met. It was like Turgenev11's story12 of introducing Charity and Gratitude in Heaven.

Faithfully W. S. C.