Rose at 6. 2
pages of Homer. ― Very fine.
Walked out into those lovely woods: ―
The days that are no more.
Breakfast at 8.40 ― with Gussie, the Lord C. Wally & Miss Gye. & at 9.15 to rail with Lord Westbury, with whom in a
private carriage compartment with him only ― came to town by 11, & to Stratford Pl. by 11.30[.]
Indigestion. Sleep. Came pretty Mrs. Fane ― & her sister ― & little Miss Fane. ― Afterwards Caroline Jones & her daughter Emily: later, James Edwards & Lord Harrison. ― At 5. I walked with James Edwards, & left cards at Lord De Tabley’s, & D. Woolffs &c. ― Mrs. S. [Wortlap]: ― & saw Mr. Mrs. & Miss Percy ― all 3 kindly & pleasant.
At 7.30 ― to Adml. Robinsons. ― Dinner thus ―
Staid till 10.30.
[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3.]