Masada 8 day

Very dark ― damp. ――― Breakfast at 8.30 al solito J.B. later.

Nice letter from Sam W.C. ― the good old Colonel is dying. Wrote to him. ――― (& to Cholmondeley.)

Sat to work voraciously on “Masada ―” & worked till 3.30 ― or 3.45.

Then walked to Walton with J. Edwards ― & back ― but latterly it rained habominously: wet through.


Mrs. Davidson came ― & I played a little ― but ― τοῦτα τὰ πράγματα δεν με Χρεάζονται:1

Penned out Σαλονίκι: ―

J.B.E. read some of “Woolff[”]2  ― which made me sick. ―

No Greek. ― Bed at 11. ―

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

  1. I do not need any of these things (NB). []
  2. Probably Journal of the Rev. Joseph Wolff… in a Series of Letters to Sir Thomas Baring, Bart. Containing an Account of His Missionary Years. London: James Burns, 1839; or Travels and Adventures of the Rev. Joseph Wolff. London: Saunders, Otley, and Co., vol. 1, 1860, vol. 2, 1861. []