Letter from Virginia Woolf to Gladys Easdale
30 March 
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Monday, March 30th 
Dear Mrs Easdale,
The daffodils came this morning,
quite fresh and very lovely. I think I
know the valley they came from?
remember picking daffodils there one spring
long ago when we had a home at Lyme.
Thank you so much for sending them.
I agree about the Cow. Why kill it?
Still, what one would do with a swimming
cow I don't know. It might have
taken to other practices if you had it.
I'm trying to finish my proofs, and hope
you will like the book, if it should
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ever come out, which I begin to doubt. But
I'm afraid it's too long and too ambitious and a
I'm sorry you should say the same
of your book, but I don't agree.
If you had used proper names, I daresay
the public interest would have been
excited. They like personalities, not ideas.
Excuse this rambling letter. My
eyes are so tired after reading proofs and my
Yours very [?]