Rose before 8 ― dreary work.

Greek lesson ― before which [Dessonlany] came ― he seems scarcely older, & his attention & energy about Landscape art, are curious & good.

Worked at Lord Clermont’s Jerusalem, & (I suppose) finished it. But during the day came letters from S.W.C. & F.L. & I wrote to F.L. & Lady V. Sandars.

No one came & at 5 I called on the Knights. Isabella sad enough. ― on to Macbeans ― & the Marshalls ― Mrs. M. unsatisfactory.

Returned to dine: read & wrote.

[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3.]