TO MRS. HAMILTON. 鈥楴ov. 15, 1865. 鈥楢pril 20.鈥擳he weather is gradually getting warmer. The thermometer in my verandah to-day, where it had been in the shade all the day, was about 107°, that is more than twenty degrees hotter than I have ever seen it in the most sultry day in England. But do not suppose that I mind the heat, or that it has hitherto done me the slightest harm. Thank God, I am in perfect health, not in the slightest degree feverish. I charmed Margaret at dinner to-day. 鈥淵ou are better in the hot weather than the cold,鈥?she cried. 鈥淚 never knew you ask for a second help in the cold weather.鈥?And the two poor dear girls opposite me sat with plates sadly clean; neither of them would touch a bit of meat.... Of course we shall have the weather a good deal hotter presently, but then pankahs will be up.鈥? 七乐彩104 Whate'er the Naturalists for Causes bring. "Did you read them?" Then say and unsay, as our Fancies move. She paused and clasped her hands as though in an agony of recollection. Was she telling the truth鈥攐r was she really a great actress who had just found herself? 鈥榊our sweet Mother threw out a suggestion about my going home next year; but it seems to me, love, that if I did so,鈥攗nless circumstances change,鈥擨 should deserve to be shot as a deserter. Even if I were to become blind or paralytic, I believe that it would be well to stick to Batala. I am the only apology for a European Missionary here; and, curiously enough, my very age is an advantage. What might be a great hindrance elsewhere is rather a help here.鈥? Surveying the whole Structure of the Heart. "If you'll promise to ask me no more鈥攋ust yet鈥擨'll tell you." 鈥楤ut Orientals take their time. I heard nothing on the following day; so on the third I sent my salaam to M. and desired to see him. He came, smiled, was highly agreeable, said that he was willing, but must consult his brother, etc.