Aug 30 Tuesday

Proofs all day of World & Ourselves ; lying in bed.
Occasional bouts of darts.
In the evening eyes too tired to go on but L, Alan & I had a Dictionary conference.
Did[RG] Did Laura's nose-irrigation again for first time for a long time.
Much better.
Franco Ebro counter-offensive has died down; and his Estramadura1 offensive been countered with a Govt [Government] counter-offensive.

Editorial Notes

1Spain eds.

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Ebro

    Taragona, Spain
    The Rio Ebre [Ebro River] travels through Taragona eds.

People Mentioned

  • Alan

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

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

    Franco, General
    Spanish General; led the Nationalist forces against the Republicans in the Spanish Civil War; Spanish Head of State from 1939-1969.
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Bibliography

    • Title: Dictionary [projected project; unfinished]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • Date: 1935
    • Title: The World and Ourselves [former title: Letter Book]
    • Author: Riding, Laura [contributor; with Sally Graves, Sir Edward Marsh et al]
    • Editor: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Chatto & Windus
    • Date: 1938-11