September, 1926, Saturday 18

Dr. Scannell told me several interesting things to-day, amongst them being that Pius X, fearful of having it said that his family – village postmen – benefited from his rising to the Papacy, gave only a little cottage to his sisters in Rome, and that…

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October, 1926, Friday 1

1st Friday. Did some Latin, dashed to Mass and back, gobbled breakfast and ran to school, and in spite of all didn’t get my work done. – When I came home I got one of those curious fits where a thousand things are troubling me,…

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October, 1926, Saturday 2

I can never get my work finished lately, and I am dissatisfied with that of it which I can get done. Must make new arrangements. Invited Markie for to-day and made great preparations, but he could stay only ½ hour after all my trouble. I…

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October, 1926, Friday 8

Dr. Scannell gave me a fierce eating to-day because I had not a History epitome done, but I explained to him at German-class that I could scarcely get my ordinary work done, not to mind extras. ((Aloys seems to have been the only boy in…

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