Nov 1st Tuesday (All Souls')

Dictionary : Alan & I do about 4 hours a day, sorting words: perhaps 100 words a day.
We live (household) at about 25/- a week each including servants. I am now smoking cigars – a thing I used to do only very rarely.
David set his room on fire with a spark from the fireplace while he went to the village: put it out with water.
Laura doing Ghost , Aristotle 1, helping David ( furniture ), Dorothy (sculpture) writing her children's story; Dictionary with Alan & me.
* Finishing the specimen page of definitions2.

Editorial Notes

Hands Referenced

People Mentioned

  • Alan

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

    Reeves, David
    Brother of James Reeves [and Ethel Herdman] RPG 292.
  • Laura

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

    Simmons, Dorothy
    Sculptor associated with the Graves-Riding inner circle (1938-39). Married to Montague Simmons. eds

Bibliography

    • Title: Dictionary [projected project; unfinished]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • Date: 1935
    • Title: The Swiss Ghost [formerly The Kind Ghost] [novel]
    • Author: Graves, Robert/ Riding, Laura
    • Date: 1937-04-22
    • Title: Lives of Wives [prose]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: London, Toronto, Melbourne & Sydney
    • Publisher: Cassell and Co. Ltd.
    • Idno: A39
    • Date: 1939
    • Title: Furniture: An Explanatory History
    • Author: Reeves, David
    • Editor: [Riding, Laura]
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Faber
    • Date: 1947