Nov 27 Saturday

21 pp [pages] Belisarius Ch [Chapter] XXI
To Mills to fetch topaz ring,(rebacked & much more golden in colour.) & bought marbles in East St.
A silly, patronizing letter from C.S. Evans about Laura's poems. which she says she will frame.
Adler should[RG] Gordon, Honor & Julian came, &[RG] Julian behaved very well[RG] [sic: friendlily] & played with Solace1.
My new sofa-cover came, & I now have a bed of proper length, breadth & comfort to sleep on.
A walk with Laura to St John's Wood village to do a little shopping (bought 3 Worcester plates for 1/62).
Work practically all day. Laura's cross found the[RG] under the desk.[RG]
At night wrote 3 pp [pages] of the L.R. book.

Editorial Notes

1 Graves' cat eds.
21 shilling, sixpence eds.

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • East St.

    London, England
  • St. John's Wood

    Westminster, London, England

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Glover, Gordon
    Married to Honor Wyatt. WG
  • Mills

    Mills, Mr.
    an antique seller and friend of RG, and contributor to the Covenant of Literary Morality eds.; of Paddington Street, Marylebone KG
  • Evans

    Evans, C.S.
    director of Heinemann's KG
  • Julian

    Glover, Julian
    Honor & Gordon's baby. WG
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Bibliography

    • Title: Count Belisarius [1938]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Cassell
    • Idno: A47
    • Date: 1937-07-21
    • Title: [L.R. Book] [unidentified book started by RG about Laura Riding]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • Date: 1937-11-27