And after that, he had made up his mind to ALWAYS start on a Friday;
and he always did, and always had a good time.
He said that he would never, upon any consideration, start for a
trip upon any other day but a Friday now. It was so absurd, this
superstition about Friday.
So we agreed to start on the Friday, and I am to meet him at
Victoria Station at a quarter to eight in the evening.
The Question of Luggage. - First Friend's Suggestion. - Second
Friend's Suggestion. - Third Friend's Suggestion. - Mrs. Briggs'
Advice. - Our Vicar's Advice. - His Wife's Advice. - Medical Advice. -
Literary Advice. - George's Recommendation. - My Sister-in-Law's
Help. - Young Smith's Counsel. - My Own Ideas. - B.'s Idea.
I have been a good deal worried to-day about the question of what
luggage to take with me. I met a man this morning, and he said:
"Oh, if you are going to Ober-Ammergau, mind you take plenty of warm
clothing with you. You'll need all your winter things up there."
He said that a friend of his had gone up there some years ago, and
had not taken enough warm things with him, and had caught a chill
there, and had come home and died. He said:
"You be guided by me, and take plenty of warm things with you."
I met another man later on, and he said: