Diary of Frances Louisa Bussell 18 September - 20 October 1832

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discernible on the verge of the horizon Bessy and I retired early she was sleepy and I had no inclination to remain in the cuddy without her I found enough to occupy me below in making a more convenient disposal of my property I believe like turning over books & papers and parcels inscribed by hands already so very distant It seems to transport me again to the little home which is now more than ever dear I was therefore late and deserved the punishment of a slight attack of sea sickness. This morning we all assembled at breakfast at 8½. There's for you my English friends who have so often shaken your heads at our late and public dejeunes. From the poop we watched the receding shores of Dorsetshire, Portland Isle, and the Lighthouse which Captain [Page 3]