Damp ― dark ― raining at times.
Incessant fuss. Carpenter setting up Folio stands.
Worked a little at the last of the Parnassusses. ― & slept.
At 7½ to Philip Bouverie’s ― dinner.
P.B.’s dinners are always of the nicest dressed & looking people ― couples ― all, or single. ― There were
A kind of weariness pervades me after these monotonies: though of good will there is much.
[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3.]