Diary sub-note: Half Quarter Day1805. Schiller, German poet, diedS.R. 5.18, S.S. 8.35 Dr Ward came. I stayed in bed all day. Daddie & mummie rang up. The guides went to a country dancing display. Diary footnote, accompanying a photograph of a Dandy Dinmont: THE DANDY DINMONT. Here is a very old-established type of Scottish Terrier,Continue reading “May 9th 1936”
Diary sub-note: 1794. Lavoisier, French chemist, guillotined. Tish & I got German measles. Spent all day in bed. A very nice young Doctor came to see me. Greeno came back.Miss Gurney nursed us. Gerry & Geeno[sic] came back.
Diary sub-note: 1768. Laurence Sterne, novelist, died We heard that Anne Bourne had German measles & that we were going home on 27th instead of 31st. I wrote to daddie, mummie & Commander Beatty to ask if Meg can come & stay with me. My book on David came.