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#1278: Willa Cather to Ferris Greenslet, November 30, 1935

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⬩W⬩S⬩C⬩ F.G. Dear Mr. Greenslet1:

Thank you for your check and your kind letter3 of inquiry. I arrived home2 last week after a rough voyage which I very much enjoyed. I had two wonderful months in Venice4 and at Cortina d'Ampezzo5. Afterward I spent six weeks with Isabelle Hambourg6 in Paris7. While her condition will never materially improve, she was much more comfortable than she was last summer8 and had even gained a little in general vitality. Three times a week we went out for motor drives and stopped for tea at some gay places.

I am very well indeed, thank you, but the rush of things which were avoided all summer does come down on one with a terrible force when one first returns.

Don't you like Anne Lindbergh's9 book10, by the way? I think it is charming.

Faithfully yours, Willa Cather

If you have a copy of J. Cape's11 edition of "The Song of the Lark"12 would you please send it to me?

W. S. C.