Thaw'd all day. The winter seems in some measure, to be gone; very little snow remaining
on the ground, and the weather much like Spring.
Finished the Ars Poëtica of Horace, with which his works conclude. Thus I have of late dismissed several books,
but shall be obliged, rather to increase my diligence, than otherwise; as Mr. Shaw
received this Evening, from Mr. Williams the Professor of Mathematics, and natural
History at Cambridge, a Letter informing him that his Lectures begin, the 21st. of
next Month; so that I shall be obliged to go, much sooner than I expected. I have
a great deal yet to do; but hope to go through it as, I have already done, so much.
The Clock has just struck twelve, Consequently a new day begins, I shall therefore
close this for the present.