("Cold in my professions" letter, on the subject of wives)
The first letter is either an n like in "nose" or a capital D like in "Do". N seems more likely because of how defined the hook is, instead of the loop, which could very well be a stray mark, which you will notice several of. The next looks like his e's in the bodies of words or a v, and I can't think of a word with a V following an N. Unidentified letter, but something comes down diagonally. The next two appear very similar to the -er in "After". Ne-er. The gap letter seems to be a v, simply through logic. Never.
I am so lost on the second word, I can't . . . Sorry.
It's about five letters. Someone said online it looked like guard, but I also could see spared.
The third word might start with a y the way he writes it specifically in "you". The rest are too well crossed out, but it's about two other letters by spacing. Again, he wrote "you" in an oddly specific way, so I think it said "you".
Fourth word. That says "of". Moving on.
Five. Most people look at that and say "kitties", but . . . "Do justice to the length of my nose, and don't forget, that I never spared/guard you of kitties"? It doesn't make any sense . . .
Conor's censoring pen was thicker and in a darker ink than Alexander's writing, and when those marks are eliminated, that K is actually a P, and there's only one t, to name the most interesting things. It looks nearly identical to the "picture" written a bit above it, only with an s at the end.
So if if this is any help to anyone, here you go. Can I get some help on the second word?