Fine ― i.e. cloudy ― no rain ― all day.
Rose at 6.30. ― Greek ― 7 to 8. ― Worked little but rather suppose, since I make them worse by ‘touching’ them, that I have finished the 2. Prescott Corfûs. ― Then, selected drawings for mounting &c. &c. &c. &c. ― No one came.
I hear the floor below is let. ―
At 3. walked to Dalziell’s ― who is urbane. ― to Mrs. Bergmann, who talks of Mr. Waddilov’s death. &c. But she is a kindly soul. ― Then to Wyatt’s ― & saw Mrs. W. & Harry.
Returned, & found ϕotographs of sketches by Maclean: ― I doubt their
being ˇ[being] good ― ever. Worked a little to mend them. ― At 7.30. went to dine at Archibald Peels. Only one man there ― a lay inspector of school ― with an odd name ― like Varclock
Pleasant. ― Afterwards smoked till 11 ―
Ἒπια παραπολὺ παραπολλῶν πραγμάτων.
 I drank very much very many drinks (NB).
[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3.]