Villa Petraija ― 5
Windier & cloudier, & heavy sea.
Dinner ― 2 small fishes.
Worked again till dusk ― then walked out till 9. It is better to go slapdash at this horrid phase of life & get through it.
I am by no means well.
Slept very little.
[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3.]