Bussell Diary 02: Diary of Frances Louisa Bussell 17 December 1832 - 3 February 1833

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we are so soon to retire completely from the world and its gaieties The boys are so methodical The mornings are devoted to work two hours in the heat of the day to study and then labour again We have not spent any of our money & Mrs Browne thinks it better to take it to them unbroken to spend at their own discretion Candles are dreadfully expensive and could be good things to send out so would soap & startch These are more valuable than gold [...] dresses & things have been very well chosen and we feel quite comfortable Mrs Browns proposes giving a dance next week There is much curiosity felt on our account and a great deal of speculation I dare say if we were not fortunately out of the way of it all nothing can exceed the hospitality here Mrs Browne advises us not to go [Page 43]