"Dear Sir, you must excuse me once, just once more. I have been taken over by the Revue Contemporaine for five days and the article
Gautier is only halfway through. So I won't be able to get back to it until Tuesday. [...] There is still some caricature work at the printers [...] I hope that the article will be well done afterwards so that Théophile and you will forgive me [...] I am anxious to take on Asselineau's book [the Double Life] [...]."