The same gray gloom ever: ― no sun.

Better. Rose at 6½. ― Outlined Cedars.

Outlined 2 Nunehams ― packed & sent off things there.

Worked a little, but not badly, at Gibbs’s Cervara. J.B. Edwards came, with a friend ― one Hawker.

At 7.45 to Lady Farquhar’s ― “No party” said she in writing but


Dinner not unpleasant. I like Mrs. H.F. because she is so unconventional & has the sense to talk of her children of whom she knows most. ― Afterwards, talk with Clive: whom it is a pleasure to meet always. ― I wish they had not gone away. ―


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