Paradise weather. The geese go their rounds. The million gulls round the men of war are like silver myriads of butterflies.
Worked till 4 ― at Nos. 9 ― & 10 ― & finished both ― among the best of all this lot.
Walked by the Parga road ― the new short cut by the Λατινικὸν cemetery ― bright opals & crimsons & moons & what not.
Greek ― 6.15 to 7.
Major Buchanan came & dined with me ― evening most pleasant.
Penned out 2 drawings ― of 1856.
Bed at 12.40.
[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3. Image.]