regulate, and as I have nothing else to do, I shall go make arrangements for the travel. I
shall have all tickets and so forth for our journey."
There was nothing further to be said, and we parted. I shall now settle up all my affairs
of earth, and be ready for whatever may come.
Later.--It is done. My will is made, and all complete. Mina if she survive is my sole heir.
If it should not be so, then the others who have been so good to us shall have
It is now drawing towards the sunset. Mina's uneasiness calls my attention to it. I am
sure that there is something on her mind which the time of exact sunset will reveal.
These occasions are becoming harrowing times for us all. For each sunrise and sunset
opens up some new danger, some new pain, which however, may in God's will be
means to a good end. I write all these things in the diary since my darling must not hear
them now. But if it may be that she can see them again, they shall be ready. She is
calling to me.