[I received some] good letters from home, and a supply of papers, with no particularly bad news. [But] they gave [me] a feeling of loneliness here, which not even a stroll in the garden of the Tuileries was sufficient to shake off.
Thad an interesting call afterwards from Jules Siegfried. In answer to some amiable remark of mine about [Félix Jules] Méline, their former Premier, he spoke in sharp censure of Méline’s conduct in permitting the Dreyfus case to attain its great magnitude.
[Editorial note. The typescript of the diary in the Library of Congress contains no entries for November 21-24, inclusive..]