Nov 19 Tuesday.

Did first few pp [pages] of T.E. 1 Also all but last three pp [pages] of Lars Porsena typescript.
Joän Junyer came. Price for hobby horses2 750pts. & for Montuiri devils3 which also we bought 400 pes [pesetas] (he asked 500 & 300 4).
Laura finally finally finished poem & wrote 8 line Wishing poem in bed in morning.
Silly letter from Christine5 & dishonest one from Richard6, asking to hold up book & enlarge it. Laura wired: commercially impossible postpone publication objections unfounded dont worry love writing. & then wrote — which wasted her afternoon & James's: who also wrote to Honor.
Present of 4 thrush from Juan Vives. Proceso 7 position still unclear.
Strong wind.

Editorial Notes

2painting. KG
3devil-dancer painting. KG
4the asking price was 800 pesetas (pts.), not 300, according to KG. eds
5?
6KG says this is Frank Richards? eds
7Court case. KG

Hands Referenced

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Reeves, James
    Schoolmaster, writer and Poet. Friend of Jacob Bronowski. W.G./ K.G.; m. to Mary Phillips; daughter Stella born June 14, 1938 eds.
  • Richards

    Richards, Frank
    Author of Old Soldiers Never Die and Old Soldier Sahib which R.G. rewrote for him. Was in The Royal Welch Fusiliers, R.G.'s regiment. eds.; Birth name is Francis Phillip Woodruff eds. see Diary September 27, 1936
  • Honor

    Wyatt, Honor
    Journalist. Arrived in Deyá fortuitously. Married to Gordon Glover...Son Julian. W.G. First acquainted with R.G. and L.R. early in 1934; returned to visit in 1935; continued friendship in England. eds (RPG 211).
  • Juan

    Vives, Juan
    The Doctor's brother. Married to Gelat's daughter. Lived in Rennes, France. WG
  • Joän

    Junyer, Joän
    Nephew of Sebastian Junyer. Also a good painter. W.G.; Deaf-mute Catalan painter, ex-pupil of Picasso's, who lived in his uncle's house in Lluch Alcari [Llucalcari]. K.G.; introduced Ward and Dorothy Hutchinson to RG & LR in 1935 eds.

Bibliography

    • Title: Lars Porsena or The Future of Swearing and Improper Language [2nd rev. edition]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Kegan Paul
    • Idno: A21c
    • Date: 1936
    • Title: T.E. Lawrence to His Biographer
    • Author: Lawrence, T.E.
    • Editor: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: New York
    • Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc.
    • Idno: A49
    • Date: 1938
    • Title: Wishing [poem]
    • Author: Riding, Laura