My dearest Ann’s birthday: she would have been 71 today.


A fine gray sunless day, like an English Autumn.

Worked principally at S. Dionysio.

I wonder what comes after death.

Worked till 5 ― when Luard & Le Mesurier came. ― & stayed till 6.

6.30 dined.

Penned out from 7.15 ― to 10.30.

(a Syra drawing.)

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