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June 1 (Fri) H is caught with Eaglesim in a thunderstorm on Port Meadow. ' Cyril comes to Oxford. 2 'Karslake spent the day here. ' 3 Very detailed notes on clouds and sunset made during a visit to Binsey Lane with Garrett. Hears Pusey's last Bampton lecture on 'Our Lord's Divinity' (101 minutes with a large portion omitted). In the evening hears the Bishop of Brechin preach at St Thomas's. 4 Miss Lloyd and Aunt Kate to dinner. 5 Dines with Puller and Wharton. sisters Kate and Grace], 9 Receives news of the collapse of the Agra Bank.
Notes publication of Christina Rossetti's Prince Progress. Grandmamma Smith very ill. , 15 Travels with Addis from Oxford to Glastonbury at the start of a walking tour of English cathedrals. They visit the Abbey, climb the Tor, then walk to Wells. 16 Morning visit to Wells Cathedral, then walk over the hills to Bristol. 17 Wind and rain. + Visits St Raphael's [Bedminster - noted for High Church practices] and is delighted by the Gregorian plainchant. Hears two sermons. 18 By boat to Chepstow, then a walk to Tintern Abbey.
Williams, one on 'The Possibility of Separating Ethics from Political Science'. January On Wednesday the 9th H goes to Oxford to collect some books, and on the 16th writes to Urquhart promising him copies of 'Barnfloor and Winepress' and 'Beyond the Cloister'. Encouraged by Newman to come despite the severe frost, he goes to Birmingham on the 17th to make a week-long retreat at the Oratory, before returning to Oxford where he now shares lodgings with Garrett, now also a convert, at 12 Holywell.
A Hopkins Chronology by John McDermott