Monday, 13 July 1863

Rose at 5.30. Wrote journals till 7. Gray ― cloudy fine.

Walked in garden & looked at fowls till 8.15. Breakfast with Sir F. Doyle: & at 8.40. to rail with him, & so to town ― & home by 10.15[.] Found letters from ― Emma & M. Parkyns.
Mrs. Lyall ―
O. Middleton ―
Ellis Ashton.
W.G. Clark ―
F. Coombe.
Mrs. Hankey ― & many more. Wrote lots of notes ―

Penned out & coloured all day. ― came.

W.G. Clark ―
Lady C. Denison ―
Miss Denison ―
& Mrs. Breex ― being Lady (Lina) Denisons daughter!

She is so like her mother!!! ―

At 5 or 6 came a Mr. StewartHodgson, a relation of Mrs. Lyalls ― & bought the Tepedelen, & the last of the 3 athenses. ―

At 7.30. to F.L.’s.

saw the little Girl ― a fine child.

1863-07-13

Quiet evening.

Ὄμως ― ἡ εὐτυχία ――― ὑπάρχει;[1]

 


[1] But ― happiness ――― is there any? (NB).


[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3. Image.]

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