Haines Falls, N.Y.
5. July. 1928
is my address for the summer—in case you should have
forgotten it! In your present superfluity of naughtiness
and abysmal silence, there is no telling what may have
befalled you in the way of negligent iniquity.
don’t be ill!
No more sick spells, pray! And send even a stingy post-card
to your excruciated and rapidly disintigrating [sic]
anthologist—Beloved child of the Celtic flare1—or
Keltic, if you prefer!
am here since Sunday, and have the cottage all ready
for the arrival of my New Canaanites to-morrow—No Hyvites,
nor Fly-by nights need apply. A great and joyous exception
made, however in favor of Torontites, Winnipegites,
Vancouverites or other Canadianites in fear of the Lord
and possessed with the beginning of wisdom!
a word, a word, blessed Margaret, to your loving
Lovenights, and Spend-the-nights immensely appreciated!
Letter 34 n.7 and Letter 73. [back]
of the tribes in the land of Canaan that is given
by God to Abraham in Genesis 15.19-21. See also
Letter 17 n.2. [back]