Perfectly glassy clear & bright!
Breakfast at 8 & walked to rail at 9.
Ἄσχημος κὰι ασθενῆς. ((Ugly and ill (NB).)) X
To Stratford Place: & found a letter from C.F. very nice.
Bus to Angel ― & walk by Highbury to Woodberry.
Willie is better ― (but it was scarlet fever,) & at Gresham St.
Afternoon immensely happy ― & so brilliant & beautiful! ― At 4 in pony chaise to St. John St. ― & cab to Waterloo Station.
Young middy in carriage ― who took out lots of chocolate to give a little child: ― a nice English boy. He had been at Corfû & to Crimea in the “Hannibal” ― & at Australia in the “Abu? dair? ――――― ?[”]
He was a well-informed & pleasant lad!
Moonlight. Walked to Hotel.
Bed early. ―
X9 ((This X is connected to the one above in the page, presumably indicating a single attack.))
[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3.]