Journal 17 Page 1 July 15, 1861


July 15, 186l-September 27, 1861

(This Journal has no notations by Rachel Strachey. This is one
of the Journals which were not sent to her for use in her
biography of FEW and which she presumed were lost.]

[inside front cover]

[some of the things FEW has written.]

Memorandum: Aug. 9. [inserted by FEW] "I would-and equally."

No man liveth to himself, & no man dieth to himself.

"She sighed and wept under the mysterious burden of Life."

"Liefert das Leben von unseren ideulen Hoffnungen un vorsatzen
[umlaut over a] etwas Anderes als eine prosiasche, unmetrische,
ungereinte Uebersetzung?"

"Dodolina" Jean Paul.

"You may put it down in yourJournal that I'm going to live
forever." [FEW signs initials C.H.F..]

That they should seek the Lord, if haply they might feel after
him, & find him though he be not far from every one of us."

Acts, xvii, 27.)

"If any man lack wisdom, let him ask of God who giveth to all men

liberally and upbraideth not.

Eternal Life. "Life"

The Temple. The vestibule.

[Eternal underlined three times.]

"I study myself more than any other subject. This is my metaphysic-this is my natural philosophy".




Books to read:

Dix's "Life of Chatterton."

Defoe' s "History of the Plague in London."
"A Poet' s Journal," Bayard-Taylor.
"Margaret Smith's Journal." (Whittier.)