Sept 20 Tuesday

Dictionary all day with Alan.
Rain. Walnuts ripe in tree by kitchen.[RG]
The news of the Anglo-French surrender becomes more & more depressing & shameful.
For the last week all the letters have been about war[RG] fear of war. We are glad to be away from London
Pâté of hare made at Hotel Ouest – memorable
Laura back at Aristotle1 today.

Editorial Notes

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Hotel Ouest

    Montauban, Brittany, France
  • London

    England

People Mentioned

  • 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
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Bibliography

    • Title: Dictionary [projected project; unfinished]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • Date: 1935
    • Title: Lives of Wives [prose]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: London, Toronto, Melbourne & Sydney
    • Publisher: Cassell and Co. Ltd.
    • Idno: A39
    • Date: 1939