Pleasant. My State is tedious enough, waiting for the Chevalier, and loosing Time
and Wind. Expectation is a painful Posture of the Mind, and Suspence, which is a little
different, is worse.
This of L'orient is a fine Port and Harbour. Men of War can come up to the Wharf,
and they commonly lie not far from it. But there is no such pleasant Prospects of
the Country as in Boston Harbour.