Fine early.

2 pages of Οἰδίπους Τύραννος before 8.

No letters all day.

Things in Italy unchanged as yet.

Worked from 11½ to 5½ at Petra theatre, at first badly ― but latterly well, ― or better.

Rain at 5. ― Nevertheless walked to 6 Meadow Cottages, & sate some time with the Newsoms ― good kind people. ˇ[hard rain] Home by 7½ to my good dinner of stewed beef ― & thank for the change from mutton.

Stormy, rainy evening.

Greek till 9¾.


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