Sunday, November 20th, [1898]

[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..]

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