Cedars: day 4

X1 Yet rose at 6.15 & drew from 6.45 to 8.15 at Musters S. Sabbas. Gray ― & windy.

Breakfast. Letters from P. Williams, & General Rawdon ―. ―

By 10 went to Mr. Lyles, but παραπολὺ ἄνεμος1 to draw out of doors: so I worked indoors. Mr. Lyle generally sate by ― quaint enough life. Bye & bye Mr. Hewitson came ― but he was critical & crusty. And altogether my own work went on badly. And lastly, the boy Norman didn’t come, ― so I was obliged to carry my things home myself.

I work here tomorrow!

Dinner ― pleasant, the young Officer, Cruise, is a R.C.2 & very liberal & pleasant.

Opposite, a young man Raleigh has been 15 years in Victoria: Some of the others are Swedish Consuls ― &c. &c. ― So at 8.40 I came up stairs.


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

  1. Too much wind (ΝΒ). []
  2. Reserve Component, or perhaps Roman Catholic. []