Rose at 6 ― but not well.

Worked pretty well by fits ― & Greek at whiles.

After 3 ― George Middleton came! ― a pleasure.

Walked with him at 5 to Hastings’ Rail. Then to W. Scrivens’s ― & back with George S. ― They are good kind people. ― Home alone. Col. Leake does not take the Bexhill home. Letter from him, & C.F.

Am making up my mind, however, to return to Rome in November.

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