Wet. ― After 12 a most violent thunder & hailstorm, or piuttosto, ((Rather.)) many, & almost darkness till 4. rain always.
Went at 10 to Macbeans, & paid 5 scudi to Church fund.
Worked, when it was light enough, at Damascus.
Dined alone. ―
No letters ― which distresses me ― especially from Ann.
No sleep till past 4 AM on account of Carnival noises.
[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3.]