Sunday, 17 July 1864

O misery! ― Rose at 6 ― & began to arrange the moving of drawings, wh. ― after breakfast ― took me all day ― till 7 P.M. ― only interrupted by Daddy Hunt’s coming. His account of the J.J. affair & certain other matters were not a little painful & I wish I had said less on some subjects: ― but yet ― sometimes one is carried away by “enthusiasm.”

Did not go out, till in a cab, (it began to rain,) to 61. Eaton Place

1864-07-17

There is somewhat φικτίτιους― ununderstandable about sad Sir Arthur ― much as I thought in Rome in 1850.

Cab home by 11.30[.]


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

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