Horrid cold ― & sunless all day ― tho’ the snow on Salvador is nearly gone.
No Monday’s steamer yet!
But the “Morocco” with 2 boxes is come.
Drew languidly at the 5. W.C. drawings till 4: when I went out ― a bit along the Potamo road, ― but it was too beastly cold, 6 also rained: so I returned by 5.
Ἐγευμάτισα μοναχῶς ― & penned out the last Samos sketch, & one of the Ἀργοστόλι ― till 9.30.
A certain placidity in this Corfú life is a charm ― never before attained to except in the early Roman days ― (at Civitella &c.) & never more to be found on leaving this ―― I fear: ― or rather, ― I doubt.
(Ἒτζι φαίνεται! ― December 1. 1864)
 Dined alone.
 It seems so (NB).
[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3. Image.]