Very fine ever. Penned before breakfast, & all day more or less.
Letter from Mr. Alfred Morrison who is coming again.
At 3.30 ― came Mr. 100 more words
Rose late. Sent off Jameson’s FGlorence, begun Feby. 6[.]
Penned & coloured Cretan sketches all day.
Only good-natured John Chaworth-Musters came: he is building & says “what if he should invest in pictures?” ― “the Cedars would go in the dining room & Beirut in the Drawing room.” Bu I am not good at “pushing,” ― &, au contraire, suggested economy & thoughtfulness as to coming children’s fortunes. 52 more words