[A-‘s back more well] but she is not in good sorts. I shall be glad to get of her by and by. If my aunt recovers so as to live some years what I shall or can do is uncertain, but I think A- will not be with me forever.
Just saw A-. She said she was better but had been very poorly in head and neck – she is still not in the best sorts. Perhaps she wants more of my company and devotion – how can such a person retain either? I care not much. If I did, she would make me miserable.