I have cut out these sentiments from my brother’s letter to Papa and pinned it with my brooch to the silk tassel on the end of my bed.
Now I am going to talk to you as if we were alone, which in a sense, we are. Papa is convinced that Wolfie will marry Fraulein Weber and have six babies on the trot and they will all starve to death in a garret. Is it not possible for a man to reform? N.