Sent letter to F.L.
Rose late. fine. unsettled utterly.
Screwing in the 12 pictures.
To Macbeans ― little news.
Returned, & packed again. ― Later, called on the Godleys ― at the Minerva. John G. looking very ill. Mrs. G. always the [same] delightful. Agnes Wynne, timid & uneasy. “The whole” as one says in Charades ― unsatisfactory. ―
Returned, & found poor dear George crying ―― his grief is very real, as all his character, ― & one is obliged to respect it, & to consider it actual as a wall or a house. ―― Walked ― 5½ to 7½ ― with P. Williams, to P. Pia. ―
[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3.]