Pitch dark ― miserable.

Could not work: except on the 2 Egyptian novelties. At 3 it was lighter, & Mrs. Mildmay, 2 Miss M.s Miss Clive & H.M. came & looked over drawings. Tom Fairbairn also came & Mrs. F.

Walked to Crake’s, but they had company.

Dined at home.

ἔφαγα και ἔπεα παρὰ πολὺ.1

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

  1. I ate and drank very much (NB). []