[? Thursday, 1 March.]
In the evening I read a part of Pindar’s 8th. olympic. And Mdme de Genlis’s story of Delphine in the Tales of the castle, which I like, because it puts me in mind of being as happy as I was when I read it first.
1. Stéphanie Félicité, Comtesse de Genlis, Tales of the Castle: or, Stories of Instruction and Delight, trans. Thomas Holcroft, 4 vols. (Dublin, 1785). “Delphine: or, The Fortunate Cure” appears in I, 12–62.
2. Excision of two-thirds of a page.