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...Fed the two cats, the hawk, and the tame (but _not tamed_) _crow_. Read Mitford's History of Greece--Xenophon's Retreat of the Ten Thousand. Up to this present _moment writing, 6 minutes before eight o' the clock_--French hours, not Italian.
"Hear the carriage--order pistols and great coat, as usual--necessary articles. Weather cold--carriage open, and inhabitants somewhat savage--rather treacherous and highly inflamed by politics. Fine fellows, though, good materials for a nation.Out of chaos God made a world, and out of high passions comes a people.
"Clock strikes--going out to make love. Somewhat perilous, but not disagreeable. Memorandum--a new screen put up to-day. It is rather antique, but will do with a little repair.
"Thaw continues--hopeful that riding may be practicable to-morrow. Sent the papers to Alli.--grand events coming.
"11 o' the clock and nine minutes. Visited La Contessa G. Nata G.G. Found her beginning my letter of answer to the thanks of Alessio del Pinto of Rome for assisting his brother the late... Byron, Lord
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