Cloudy & rain early: ― Wind & rain all day ― & towards evening tremendous gale & sea, & pouring rain.
Rose at 7: 7.30 to 9 ― work, & again from 10 to 4 hard work ever.
Breakfast 9. Papers, & letter from Mrs. Prescott.
At 4 ― in pouring rain, went to Hotel Mediteranee [sic], to see if Mrs. Hankey was gone. She was not ― & I sate there till 5.30. ―
Home & dined at 7.
Hardly read afterwards.
Noisy is the sea.
Madame Collerido overhead giving a dinner, at 6.30. The carriages seem all to wait, & now, at 9.15 ― 9.30. the guests seem all to go. ―
12th Day of 240 Tyrants.
Got through 2nd process of 13 ― 101 in all.
[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3. Image.]