Ap 20 Wednesday.

James & Mary came & talked protocols : aft[RG] also Honor after a telephone misunderstanding about Gordon's attitude to Jews. Laura wrote a letter to D.T. about danger of anti-semitism which they would not print. Honor will write it as an article or get Gordon to.
Margaret & Leonard: Margaret to be cheered up.
Atrocious accounts of cruelty to Austrian[RG] Jews in the papers, without comment.
Working at my book about Laura.1
In Church St. bought blue dish with handles 9d 2 and walnut work-box with nacre inlay 9dKarl pasted in it the picture of Lieut-Col Alexander Murray at the massacre of Fort Talmai.

Editorial Notes

1see note to Apr.19th entry. eds.
2nine pence eds.

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Church Street Market

    Marylebone, Paddington, London, England

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Russell, Margaret
    House-keeper L.R. & R.G. had had in London. WG
  • Leonard

    Russell, Leonard
    son of Graves' housekeeper Margaret Russell KG
  • Karl/Carl

    Goldschmidt, Karl
    Karl Goldschmidt, later Kenneth Gay: Graphic artist, friend and secretary of Robert Graves and Laura Riding since 1934. R. G. spells both as Carl and Karl.
  • James

    Reeves, James
    Schoolmaster, writer and Poet. Friend of Jacob Bronowski. W.G./ K.G.; m. to Mary Phillips; daughter Stella born June 14, 1938 eds.
  • Mary

    Reeves, Mary
    wife of James Reeves; daughter Stella born 14 June, 1938 eds.
  • 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
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Bibliography

    • Title: Covenant of Literal Morality, The [subtitle Protocol I; privately printed]
    • Author: Aldridge, John, Dorothy Hutchinson, Lucie Brown, Ward Hutchinson, George Buchanan, Alix Kemp, Mary Buchanan, Hary Kemp, Norman Cameron, Len Lye, Gordon Glover, Albert Mills, Robert Graves, Mary Phillips, Sally Graves, Beryl Pritchard, Liddell Hart, David
    • Editor: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: Bristol
    • Publisher: Western Printing Services Ltd.
    • Idno: A37
    • Date: 1938
    • Title: Daily Telegraph
    • PubPlace: London
    • Date: 1856-1936