Finer. Rose earlier. At 8¼ to Alessandri’s, the Photographer, & had Giorgio Phographed. Took the Abruzzi book to show the Aquila brothers ― but I don’t think they cared about it. Little D. Gregorio Masciarelli is also in Rome: ― should I, or not, go to see him? ―― ―― Macbeans. ―

At 2 went with G. to the Cemetery: a ˇ[tolerably] fine afternoon, & all very beautiful: also up M. Testaccio. Afterwards I went on alone, & called on Newbolt, & on Coleman ―: poor C. has had another fit. ― All there is very sad, except the truth & courage of his wife.

Returned at 5 & drew till 6½ at Jerusalem.

Dined at the Angleterre; ― sitting next to RC ― & it was pleasant enough. Two angry disputers on the opposite side of the table.


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