At 12 ― dined ― in perfect torture from flies which are horrible here. I resolved to go tomorrow. Life in [Levityahead] is harder work than in any place I know. I shall not waste time in going to the Cramont & I don’t respect or like Mt. Blanc enough to stay longer.
Drew in various places after 3: & wandered in the Enormous gloom valley from 6.30 to 7.30.
Supper ―― crowds of English, some 30 or 40 at table.
[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3.]