Raining, of course. However, the B.p of Oxford has decided on praying for change of weather ― λοιπον ― ειναι να ελπιση, τος.1 ―

Unwell: ― indigestible & rheumatic.


Worked at penning out remaining Palestine sketches ― & also at the Morning Nuneham ― off & on ― dilatinly

at 5 Gibbs, 6 N. Johnson came ― they are off to Messina ― so we made “notes of travel.” The are good huming=beans.

At 7 to W.F. Beadon ― the last day before Mrs. B. returns. Little Willie goes [] Wellington College. ―W.F.B. fades, poor dear fellow, fades away.  His 20th child is near at hand. His talk of his father, & of his sister Bruce was touching in the extreme.


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

  1. Therefore, there is hope, [] (GT). []