Feb 3 Thursday

Solace1 is unwell – heat and constipation & worms.
(Principal cloud over house.)
Belisarius all day. At 5 L & I went ×××× [indecipherable] to Baker St. & saw Mr.Mills.
The[RG] Cribb doing maps & ringing up about obscure places.
Ward & Dorothy to dinner. Ward going over poems with Laura & very historical about his bells story. Also Alan & Beryl.
At 11.30 L & I worked till 3 on Belisarius .
ten pages of Ch [Chapter] XIX had to be wholly rewritten.

Editorial Notes

1Graves' cat eds.

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Baker Street

    Westminster, London, England

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

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

    Cribb, Richard
    map-maker KG; worked with RG [for Count Belisarius?] eds.
  • Ward

    Hutchinson, Ward
    Photographer. Contibuted to"Epilogue." W.G. R.G. often refers to "the Hutchinsons" (Ward & Dorothy) as a couple especially when they were staying on the island. eds.
  • Dorothy

    Hutchinson, Dorothy
    Ward Hutchinson's wife. WG
  • Alan

    Hodge, Alan
    Oxford history graduate. Became close friends with LR & RG. First husband of Beryl Graves. CP & WG
  • Beryl

    Pritchard, Beryl
    daughter of Harry and Amy Pritchard, R.G.'s second wife. Formerly married to Alan Hodge. Robert and Beryl had four children: William, Lucia, Juan and Tomas. eds
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Bibliography

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