Jervis McEntee Diaries

Thursday April 8, 1880

Jervis McEntee Diary Entry, April 8, 1880, from the Jervis McEntee papers, 1850-1905, in the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

Thursday, Apr 8, 1880 Sara came down. I have been greatly depressed today. I dined with Quincy Ward yesterday at the house of his mother-in-law Mrs. Valentine. After dinner we went to his room and had a sympathetic and confidential talk, but his brother came in and interrupted what was very interesting in his experience to me. Sara and I went to see Booth in Othello this evening. He was fine but in the more passionate parts I felt a lack of physique. I like him better in less emotional parts.

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