James Edwards is returned ―. Unpacked. ― Foord & all the 18 pictures came; carpets, boox ― &c. &c. ――― F.L. came. ― looking well. τι ειναι, η ζωη μας;1

At 2 went out. Called on Mrs. Sayer, Bethells, Crakes, & Daddy Hunt: with whom sate till 6, then cabbed to Piccadilly. Called on & saw J.B. Edwards. ― Returned to Stratford Place & thence to Tor Villa again, where dined & passed the evening ― home by 12.

Wet nearly all day.

Daddy H. is after all one of the very best of huming beans I have known.

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

  1. What is our life (GT). []