Scirocco ― & misty ― but finer.
X. What an incessant nuisance.
Did not go out all day, but penned out the Ἀνάλειψις drawings.
Captn. Balfour, ― & Majr. Buchanan called.
At 4.30 ― a small σεισμὸς ― all the bells rang.
At 7 to Miss Goldsmid’s ― pleasant dinner & evening. She wants pictures of
Home by 10.30.
Another Earthquake at [at 2, & again
at] 2.30 A.M.: ――― small also. ―
Very depressing oppression day all through [sic].
[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3.]