Lovely early ― & fine ― tho’ cloudier, till 3 ― or 4 ― after which violent Mistral & no end of dust: fine effects tho’ of sun & cloud.
Medicine ― & did not draw before breakfast.
T. Cooper: ― they have another little girl: bother.
[W.] John Day. ―
Emily Tennyson ― delightful.
Evelyn Baring ― most pleasant.
& Miss Mary Wentworth ―――
Drew off & on all day ― tyrants.
At 3.30 came Mr. Somerset, with Mr Harris, a very pleasant invalid: also with 2 Messers Unwin ― not prepossessing, & one vulgar. Lo ― they are brothers of Lady Sargent. ―
Out at 4.45. ― Meeting Lord Fitzwilliam ― & walking back with him a bit. Μοὶ φαίνεται ― δὲν εἷναι τόσον pleasant ὥς προτήτερον.
Ἵσως διὰ τὸν ἰερέα. ― Perhaps however, this may be my fancy. Called on the Deakins ― & posted 2 letters ― to John Day, & to Miss Wentworth.
Intense dust & wind: the Promenade deserted.
Returned by 6.30 ― & dined.
Heard G. read. ― & penned out till 10.30. ―
 It seems to me that he is not as pleasant as before.
 Perhaps for the priest (NB).
[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3. Image.]