Dull ― damp ― dark.

Worked only till 1 P.M. at the Bethlehem.

Then out. Called on Mrs. Somers Cocks, who was very vaticinative. Then across the Park to Daddy Hunt, who was fortunately alone: ― sate with him till 4: very pleasant.

Then ― call on G. Middleton ― out.

Poi, walked home by Kensington, intending to make other calls ― but durst not cross the dazzly dirty dimmy slippery streets. Home before 6. Θουκυδίδης εὥς τὰς ἐπτὰ. ―1

Cab to J. Edwards’ Club, dining with him.

This youth vexes me at times ― & I can’t see his way clear.

Home by 10.30.

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

  1. Thucydides until 7 (NB). []