Rose at 7. ― & ― (& after breakfast.) worked till 11 ― touching 6 of the gray proofs with white. Sta a veder how they will come off.
Worked all day afterwards ― /only broken by a Telegram from C.F. asking me to come to Dudbrook on Saturday ―) and finished No. 14 ― the 8th Drawing ― beginning the 9th No. 12. ― working till 6.15.
I do not try to work more ― either after or before the Lithographic work ― as I feel I should break down probably altogether if I did so.
Ἐγευμάτισα μοναχὼς, καὶ ἒπειτα ἒγραψα ὀλίγο.
‘Στὸ κραββάτι ― ἑξ καὶ ἣμισυ.
But at 10.45 ― came Cooper, saying ― “Mr. Cross Sir.” ― So I rose ― & a happy hour did we pass. How many memories!!!!! ―
At 12. He went.
 Literally “Just see…” though Lear probably means “Only in order to see…”
 Dined alone, and then wrote a little. / To bed ― at half past six (NB).
[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3. Image.]