Cloudy ― but no rain; & afternoon fine.

Packed all the Carpets.

Worked rather better than usual, at Potter’s Palermo, & Mrs. Clive’s Dead Sea. Major Reynolds & Miss Yates came in , ― she is learned.

No letters ― no papers.

At 4½ walked in Borghese. ―

Dined alone.

Dr. Kennedy came in. He repeated some of his translations of the Psalms, wh. seemed to me fine & good.

Going ― at 9½ ― he rushed into the woodhouse & was considerably involved in logs & bother. ― so that [σχεδον τον περι γελασε ι Γεωργιος].1

Penned out the last drawing of Baalbek.

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

  1. I almost laughed on George (GT). []