Aug 13 Friday.

No Alice, even.
Washed up, talk with John & L in her room.
To Guildford to fetch Catherine & Sam. They are camping in our field, but eating at Holmcroft Guest House.
Harry brought the car to Guildford which has a rattle: nothing serious. John & Lucie came in too & we all ate 6 of us at the Angel. (Laura & Alix at home).
Supper at Holmcroft & games on the lawn & indoors with the children.
Very tired
Went over Ch [Chapter] III typed of Belisarius .

Hands Referenced

    • Annotation: pencil correction of letter enclosure
    • Character: regular
    • Ink: black

Places Mentioned

  • Guildford

    Guildford, Surrey, England
  • Holmcroft

    Surrey, England
    Guest House near Highcroft eds.

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Kemp, Harry
    Poet. Met Graves and Riding through James Reeves in August 1936, just after their arrival in England. In their previous correspondence, Riding had been intrigued by his falling-out with Communism. He became associated with their circle, collaborating on various projects. (RPG 248-49)
  • Alix Kemp

    Kemp, Alix
    Married to poet Harry Kemp. The couple shared a house with Graves and Riding in Ewhurst, Surrey (1937). eds (RPG 277); also referred to as Frau Eierman by RG eds. see Diary August 30, 1936
  • Aldridge

    Aldridge, John
    (1905-1983), painter and close friend and collaborator. WG m. to Lucie Brown 1940 eds.
  • Lucie

    Brown, Lucie
    Married artist John Aldridge. eds.
  • Alice Mace

    Mace, Alice
    maid at Ewhurst, 1937 eds.
  • Catherine

    Nicholson, Catherine
    Catherine Nicholson: (1922- ) third of four children of Robert Graves and Nancy Nicholson. eds.
  • Sam

    Graves, Samuel
    R.G.'s youngest child by Nancy Nicholson. C.P.& WG

Bibliography

    • Title: Count Belisarius [1938]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Cassell
    • Idno: A47
    • Date: 1937-07-21