Diary of John Adams, volume 2

May 18 Tuesday.

1779 May 20. Thursday.

May 19. Wednesday. JA


May 19. Wednesday. Adams, John
May 19. Wednesday.

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.