Wednesday. June 19th

To Posada with Laura (& Schwarz). Will not be ready till first week in July, though 7 or 8 men working there. Armario 1 broken open again[RG] (of priests stealing). Decided about bathroom, bath & lavabo 2 etc,[RG] pipes, etc.
Wrote long letter to Liddell Hart, explaining and agreeing, comparing T.E. [T.E. Lawrence] & J.C.3 Plutarcheanly.
Mended plate with plaster & stain.
Scabious beginning.

Editorial Notes

1Cupboard. KG
2lavatory. KG
3Jesus Christ. KG

Hands Referenced

    • Annotation: ink correction
    • Character: regular
    • Ink: black

Places Mentioned

  • Posada, La

    Deyá, Majorca, Sp
    House on the Puig next to Deyá church. Originally part of the Es Molí property. It had been rented by the church for Sunday school. RG and LR bought it in February, 1935, to use as a guest house for their visitors. WG, eds.

People Mentioned

  • T.E.

    Lawrence, T. E.
    'Lawrence of Arabia.' Met Robert in Oxford in the early twenties. Made Robert his biographer and had him write "Lawrence and the Arabs." WG
  • Laura

    Riding,Laura
    (1901-91) American poet. Laura Riding (née Reichenthal; then Laura Gottschalk).
  • Swartz

    Schwarz, Georg
    German Jew. Deyá neighbour. Antique dealer. Lived with Frau Emmy Strenge, his house keeper, in Can Caballo some hundred yards from Canellun. RG and LR translated his "Almost Forgotten Germany." WG
  • Liddell Hart

    Liddell Hart, Capt. Basil
    War-fare expert and friend of T.E. Lawrence. Collaborated with RG on a book of T.E.L'.s letters, published in 1938. See RPG p.231. WG & Eds.
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.