Same brilliant & clear & lovely weather.
Worked all day at the Tyrants. The 3rd process takes much longer than the 1st or 2nd process.
At 3.30 came Mannerly & Mrs. Sutton ― & looked at Egypt drawings. She is as pretty & foolish a woman as one has seen in a long time. He a straightforward pleasant fellow.
At 4.30 ― called on Mrs. Smith-Barry.
Dined al solito, μοναχῶς. But poor Giorgio said θὰ ἒχει νέον πρᾶγμα, ποῦ δὲν ἒφαγες ποτὲ ὣς ἐμαγείρευσ’ ἐγὼ: τὸ ἒκαμεν κατὰ τὸ κεφάλι μου. & is! it was a beefsteak, pudding & giblets!
Enquired about Diligence to go to Mentone on Tuesday.
19th day of 240 Tyrants.
8 ― 21. in all.
 You will have a new thing, that you haven’t eaten as I make it: I dreamt it up myself (NB).
[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3. Image.]