Dublin, 06.1837 - Bath (?), 13.12.1920
“I am I know as proud as Lucifer, Do you know I have great sympathy with Aman in the story of Esther I can perfectly understand his fury against Mardochai for not rising to salute him, for I feel and cannot help feeling the want of politeness often shewn me. I think myself just as good as these people who have no “bluer” blood in their veins than myself, and I am in a state of perpetual irritation that nearly drives me mad.”
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