Rose ― strange to say ― at 6: for there was sunshine: tho’ very soon it clouded. Began to color the Zante sketches. 8. Breakfast. Thomas Cooper ill. Later, found that Gush had [let] the 3rd room above to the man on the Ground floor. wh. is a serious nuisance.
Worked at the Zante drawings ― & before 4 ― finished all.
Mrs. G. Clive & Mrs. Mildmay came: all hurry. Later, Lawson ― a good fellow.
Later ― 4 ― Gussie ― & Mrs. John Bethell. ―
There is but one Gussie so one need not comment.
Then I walked out ― at 5 ― & called at Wade-Brownes ― (out,) Lady Jam4es ― whom I saw…… Evens’s ― out.
Saw J. Hutchinson.
Went to Jones ― & [Kead] ― & in a cab to D. Wyatts ― by 6.45.
Kindly hospitable people! ―
Walked home by 11. Most dreadful depression have I suffered today!!! yet τὶ νὰ καμωμεν;
What can you do? (NB).
[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3. Image.]