July 14 Wednesday.

Fine day, hot. wore my linen suit.
Collected Poems now typed, and complete, but L ×××× [indecipherable] has not seen some of the new ones.
Letters. Read Birth of Middle Ages 1 & Oman's Art of War 2.[RG]
Laura finished Ch. [Chapter] 6 of Swiss Ghost & we talked over 7. and 7 ×××× it.[RG]
The Crown has a most beautiful garden, lawn, roses, dovecote and enclosing cypresses.
Feeling much stronger.
Recovered prestige at marbles.
Five pp [pages] of Ch [Chapter] 7 of S. Ghost .
Lost my Georgian corkscrew in moving here: much mourned.

Editorial Notes

1 The Birth of the Middle Ages, 395-814 by Henri St. Lawrence Beaufort Moss. London: H. Milford, 1935. eds.
2 A History of the Art of War in the Middle Ages by Sir Charles William Chadwick Oman. London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1924. eds.

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Crown

    Ewhurst, Surrey, England
    a village pub? eds.; RPG 279

People Mentioned

  • Laura

    Riding,Laura
    (1901-91) American poet. Laura Riding (née Reichenthal; then Laura Gottschalk).
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Bibliography

    • Title: The Swiss Ghost [formerly The Kind Ghost] [novel]
    • Author: Graves, Robert/ Riding, Laura
    • Date: 1937-04-22
    • Title: Collected Poems [1938]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London, Toronto, Melbourne & Sydney
    • Publisher: Cassell and Co. Ltd
    • Idno: A48
    • Date: 1938