Sent letters to Gush, Drummond, & L. Shakespear

Slept particular, & hardly riz at 8.

Began to work at those everlasting Palermoes.

To Macbeans. Everything is more vexed & angular. Over 100 were wounded on Monday. ― Pacetti the painter among others. & there is a great movement of the F. officers around the matter.

Worked more or less at the Palermoes.

Lunched. Slept. ―

Edmund Colborne & 2 anonymous ladies came.

Queer, remembering Prevesa.1

Then a letter from Louisa Shakespear ― very nice in all ways: ― & rejoicing Giorgis ― simple [single] George, by news of all his people ― good.

I could half return to Corfu.

So I wrote to L. Shakespear: & to Gush, & Drummond.

At 5½ went to the Knights, & sate with poor Isabella, & the ― kind[-]hearted & good.

A walk on the odious Pincio.

Dined at home alone ― where poor Giorgio had made a “Mayonnese” far too good for me to enjoy. ―

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

  1. An Albanian town of Venetian origin. []