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101Thursday 13th. (Adams Papers)
Rose at about day break and set away ½ an hour before sun rise. Passed through several villages and dined at Pan Courbo. Before dinner we went along in a Plain between two ridges of mountains the soil of which is excellent and after dinner we went along another plain betwixt two ridges of rocks some of which were 150 200 and 300 foot in height some right strait up, some hanging over our heads,...
1023d. Tuesday. (Adams Papers)
Mr. D went and took a ride in the afternoon. Stay’d at home all day. Fine weather.
10328th. Friday. (Adams Papers)
This day I went with Mr. Artaud and Mr. D. to the Comedy at the Court. We had the Misanthrope with a ballet. Mr. Artaud went afterwards to Mr. Rimbert’s. Went and took a walk with Mr. D. in the summer garden. Cloudy weather in the morning, but cleared up at about noon. Mr. D received a letter from Holland. Letter unidentified, but apparently not from either JA or Thaxter.
10418th. Thursday. (Adams Papers)
Stay’d at home all day. In the evening Mr. Hoogwerst came here. Mr. Artaud din’d at Mr. Rimbert’s. Cloudy weather, and a heavy shower of Rain in the evening.
1058th. Thursday. (Adams Papers)
This forenoon Mr. D went and took a walk. Mr. Artaud din’d at Mr. Rimbert’s. In the afternoon Mr. D. went to the summer garden. Stay’d at home all day. Fine weather.
10622d. Monday. (Adams Papers)
This forenoon I went to the English Library and took out the 2 last volumes of Clarissa and Nichols’s collection of Poems. In the afternoon I wrote a letter to Mr. Thaxter in Holland. Mr. D. wrote to my Father. Windy Rainy weather. Finish’d Cicero’s oration pro Milone. John Nichols, A Select Collection of Poems: With Notes, Biographical and Historical, 8 vols., London, 1780–1782. JQA copied...
10712th. Monday. (Adams Papers)
This afternoon Mr. D went and took a walk in the summer garden. Stay’d at home all day. Rainy weather all the forenoon.
108[March 1782] (Adams Papers)
Mr. D went to take a walk in the forenoon. Stay’d at home all day. Cloudy weather. In the Forenoon Mr. Wolff came to pay a visit to Mr. D. Went to a bookseller’s for a book for Mr. D. In the afternoon I went with Mr. Artaud to the shops, and bought some things. Cloudy weather. Several persons dined and supped here this day. Mr. D. receiv’d some letters from America. Stay’d at home all day....
109Friday 18th of August 1780. (Adams Papers)
This morning Mr. Deneufville’s son came here with his father’s carriage and at about ten o clock Pappa, Mr. Deneufville son, brother Charles, and myself went to see the admiralty. We saw all the magazines of cables, ropes compasses, Blocks, sails, Flags, &c. After this we went on board one of the Dutch Men of war of seventy four Guns which was on the camels which are machines made to lift the...
Nothing very remarkable to day. Reading another Volume of the Spectator I found this which I shall take down. Here follow, on about four pages in the Diary, an allegory beginning, “There were two Families,” which JQA cites as coming from “Spectator Vol 3d. Page 62–63–64.” This appeared in The Spectator No. 183, 29 Sept. 1711 ( ed. Bond The Spectator , ed. Donald F. Bond, Oxford, 1965; 5 vols....