Dark, cold, violent wind, & pouring rain. Horror & filth & disgust.
The narrow gloom of this house & region is oppressing ― notwithstanding the kindness of the 2 Hunts.
Wrote & arranged papers while they went to church. Lunch: & some walking in the Conservatory with B.H.H. But it poured with rain all the afternoon ― so we all 3 slept generally ― & talked casually.
Dinner & Evening. ― Arranged to go at 7.30. tomorrow ― as B.H.
was going ˇ[is to] go to town.
[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3. Image.]