Sunday, 14 August 1864

Rose at 7.30. Walk before breakfast with B.H.H. in Garden. Breakfast & “penned out” by myself while they were at church. Lunch ― & sitting in the pleasant shade in the garden ― no fairer summer than this hath been ever. ―

Reading ― (C. Pagets books, Vicar of Roost &c. ―)[1] & quiet, till at 4.30, B. & I walked onto the lovely downs; & sate, till we returned at 6.

Dinner ― “very peculiar”=ly good ―― grouse, champagne &c. &c.

Evening quiet.

Bed at 10.30.



[1] Actually Francis Edward (not “C.”) Paget, The Curate of Cumberworth: and the Vicar of Roost. Tales. London: Joseph Masters, 1859.

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


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