Copied as much as usual but had no time for Geography. After breakfast I went to Mr.
King’s and took a sitting of two hours. He threatens half a dozen more. Of course
my law was deficient. I also called upon Mrs. Wool,1
and got entangled for an hour in receiving company as she accompanied me home being
just ready to come when I dropped in. I then was obliged to go and ride with my Mother
as Mary was not at home, which occupations engrossed almost the whole of the day.
In the evening, the family went to Mrs. Rush’s. I declined, stayed at home and read
Burke’s famous reflections on the Revolution in France, for the purpose of forming
a deliberate opinion and an independent one. But on the whole, dissatisfied with the