Showery, at times all though.
ἀλλὰ δὲν πειράζει.
Rose at 6.30. ―
At 8 ― several letters & subscribers. Particularly nice letters from Lady Shelley, Mrs. G. Clive, & Lady Goldsmid.
Finished 11th Lithograph ― (no. 8 Lefchimo.) & began 12th Lithograph. (No. 2. Salvador.)
Dear good old Mr. Ashton came ― to my surprise ― he is past 75. A dream it seems, that sending me to the rail so many years ago ―with J. Winstanley, then a young man, now a grandfather.
A good deal of quiet talk ― but it does not do to talk much with him.
At 5.30 ― walked to Lord Westbury’s. ―
Dined at 7 ― μοναχως.
Ὁ Γεώργιος, διατί δἐν γράφει;
wrote, & made “circular notes” till 10. ―――
 But it doesn’t matter (NB)
 Why hasn’t Giorgio written? (NB).
[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3. Image.]