Regrets he has not time to develop points touched on in her letter and that he does not understand what information she wants.
I am sorry to say that I can not spare the time to develop the many abstruse points touched on in your letter.— Nor do I understand fully on what subject you require information.— I may add that my belief is not nearly so base, as you suppose
Madam | your obed sert | Ch. Darwin
- f1 12386.f1See letter from `Maria', [1880-1882], beginning, ``Sir! Not knowing whether you are a stranger to the German language—''.