brother will bring you this letter. I have the greatest love for
him and I hope he will gain yours; he deserves it. Nature has given
him a sweet and utterly good character; he is full of good qualities.
am writing to Barras to get him appointed consul in some Italian
port. He wants to live with his little wife far away from the hurly-burly
and political affairs; I commend him to you.
have your letters of the 16th and the 21st. There are many days
when you don't write. What do you do, then?
my darling, I am not jealous, but sometimes worried.
soon; I warn you, if you delay, you will find me ill. Fatigue and
your absence are too much.
letters are the joy of my days, and my days are happiness are not
is bringing twenty-two flags to Paris. You must come back with him,
do you understand?
sorrow, inconsolable misery, sadness without end, if I am so unhappy
as to see him return alone.
friend, he will see you, he will breathe in your temple; perhaps
you will grant him the unique and perfect flavor of kissing your
cheek, and I shall be alone and far, far away.
But you are coming, aren't you? You are going to be here beside
me, in my arms, on my breast, on my mouth.
wing and come, come! But travel gently. The road is long, bad, tiring.
you had an accident, or fell ill; suppose fatigue- come gently,
my adorable love, but I think of you often.
have received a letter from Hortense. I will write to her. She is
altogether charming. I love her and will soon send her the perfumes
Ossian's poem "Carthon" carefully, and sleep well and happily far
from your good friend, but thinking of him.
kiss on the heart, and one lower down, much lower!
don't know if you need money; you have never talked about your affairs.
If so, you can ask my brother, who has 200 louis of mine.