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spend the afternoon with the Rowlensons in their pretty Holland Park home. 
My Nocturne recently received in Detroit came from them.
On Monday next, I am to see the Oriental collection of Mr Samuels &c &c.
I am giving you all of these details to let you know why my stay here continued so long and what I am doing. 
In fact, I have been extremely busy and most instructively entertained. Not an hour has been wasted. No one ever[[strikethrough]]y[[/strikethrough]]
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