Sunday, 21 February 1864

Rose late ― very fine ― & very warm all day ― but sciroccoish. No steamers of any sort. ―

Read Lord W. Lennox’s Biographies,[1] & penned out more or less always till 2 ― when Wade-Browne came, & cross as I was, persuaded me to go out.

So we went straight on end to Calafutimes ― some 6½ miles ― whence assuredly the view is most lovely & wonderful. The peasants are a fine race & courteous too. It was a hard run to get back by time to dress ― . ―

At the palace

1864-02-21

No steamers: 2 due.

Home by 11.30[.]

XXX6

 


[1] Lennox, Lord William Pitt. Fifty Years’s Biographical Reminiscences. 2 Vols. London: Hurst and Blackett, 1863.


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

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