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He writes a Keats-ish poem, 'The Elopement', for a school newspaper (three copies only). '; in one of them, on Parmenides, he develops ideas of inscape and instress, using those terms for the first time. Writes of being tired by his teaching, the situation being made worse by examinations and covering for an absent colleague. Challis visits H at the Oratory. e. Molesworth, Vicar of Rochdale]. Tells Coleridge there is still no certainty about when Newman will preach but urges him to come to visit.

7 Goes to Gurney's at Torquay, then walks to Watcomb (where he meets the Morrises), Babbicombe, King's Kerswell, Newton (meets Mr Spenser) and back by train. 8 Walks to Newton Abbot for Mass said by Kenelm Vaughan, mission-priest, with whom he breakfasts and who takes him to the Augustinian convent of Perpetual Adoration at Abbot's Leigh, where H talks at length with Canon Agar. 9 Visits the Bovey Tracey Potteries. ' Also at Bovey he discusses dialect words with Cleave, a carpenter living in Fore Street.

30 school... two private pupUs who come to me fr. 45 to 10 on all nights but Saturday and fr. ' He wonders if he could leave to take up something that would give him more time, even with a reduced income. October 10 (Thurs) H receives a letter from Wood 'shewing that all was over'. 13 Attends Newman's reception of a Mr Brookes. 16 Receives a letter from Addis teUing him that RusseU of Wadham is dead. 23 Goes to Rednal. 26 Writes to Coleridge about his projected visit to Birmingham, pointing out the difficulty of trying to predict when Newman wiU preach.

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