June 16 Tuesday.

Absurd drenching rain all night.
In morning Alice1 who has had a war with Solomon2 for months brought her kitten, drowned, into his kennel as if[RG] either to reproach him for being the cause of its having to be kept away from the house, or (more likely)[RG] to blame[RG] to make us think[RG] its death was due to his violence. He got greatly excited over the corpse but did not maul it. Alice is pregnant again, too.
The other side's lawyer has[RG] put in a sick-certificate at the trial today, to tide over the Boy trouble.
Unexpected £30 from Albatross and ditto ex gratia from Cape for L.&.A 2/- edition.
Wrote to Cape : about limited edition.

Editorial Notes

1cat eds.
2Graves' dog eds.

Hands Referenced

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

People Mentioned

  • "Boi"

    Boi, Sebastian
    The "torpe." Slightly half witted. WG
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Organizations Mentioned

  • Jonathan Cape Ltd.

    Jonathan Cape
    London publisher of Lawrence and the Arabs, Good-Bye to All That, No Decency Left, etc. eds.
  • Albatross Modern Continental Library

    Albatross
    pub'd by British John Holroy-Rece and German Kurt Enoch eds.; German pocket-books K.G.

Bibliography

    • Title: Lawrence and the Arabs
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Jonathon Cape
    • Idno: A26
    • Date: 1927