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Resource E: The Second Diary Entry

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22 October, 1903

I feel so humiliated and ashamed. How could I have been such a vain and thoughtless woman? I deserve what happened. I just never thought. I'll never wear the wretched thing again. In fact, I hope I never see it again.

Poor George. He's so alarmed and puzzled. I know he thinks he's the cause of my upset. But I just can't talk about it. He should never have given me that wretched brooch.

Oh, what happened today is the worst experience in my life. Those beautiful calls such a soft flute-note! Those poor, poor birds! Such splendour in life - so pitiful in death! And those frightening, rude natives!

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