Sept 11 Sunday.

* Proofs of my Collected Poems all day. Finished.
Alan, Beryl, Isabel, went to get blackberries.
Black kitten now called 'Bellamy'
Added a new poem The Fallen Sign Post to proofs, instead of Safe Receipt of a Censored Letter .
Visited the hornbeam1 grove with Laura: otherwise did not go out, until evening when I had a moonlight walk to Montauban station for a Calvados 2 at the Station Inn.
Warning to Germany that England will not stand aside if Czechs attacked.

Editorial Notes

1type of tree eds.
2liqueur eds.

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Montauban

    Montauban-de-la-Bretagne, Brittany, France

People Mentioned

  • 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
  • Laura

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

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

    Walker, Eileen
    college friend of Beryl Pritchard's eds.

Bibliography

    • Title: Collected Poems [1938]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London, Toronto, Melbourne & Sydney
    • Publisher: Cassell and Co. Ltd
    • Idno: A48
    • Date: 1938
    • Title: Fallen Signpost, The [poem]
    • Title: Collected Poems [1938]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London, Toronto, Melbourne & Sydney
    • Publisher: Cassell
    • Idno: A48
    • Date: 1938-08-19
    • Title: Safe Receipt of a Censored Letter [poem: formerly "Letter from Ernest Neale" then the "Censored Letter": see diary Jan. 11-13, 1938 eds.]
    • Title: Robert Graves: Complete Poems, Vol. III
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • Editor: Beryl Graves and Dunstan Ward
    • PubPlace: Manchester
    • Publisher: Carcanet Press
    • BiblScope: pp. 40; 450-51 (note)
    • Date: 1995-1999