Very fine. Wrote 10 letters: & then grew utterly tired & cross, ― (for it was ¼ to 11 ―) & ordered breakfast, which I finished just as C.F. came. The late breakfasts don’t suit me: & poor F. is none the better for coming out.
only the Bruces at home. I had written to
At 6 to C. Manby’s. Tom Wyatt & Matt there, & a Mr. Hamilton. Very pleasant evening. Walked home with them. And when I returned found a letter from Sir F. Goldsmid, buying the Civitella for 150 guineas! So the old brown picture goes at last!
Βέβαιως, ἂς εὐχαριζοῦμεν τὸν Θεόν διὰ ὃλα τὰ καλὰ πραγματὰ του.1
[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3.]
- Surely, let us thank God for all his good things (NB). [↩]