Dec 13 Tuesday.

Dictionary (finished letter B in going through Dictionary for words)
4 cords of wood came.
Beryl wrote a letter to Mrs Chamberlain, reproving her for publicizing the black cat as if it endorsed Chamberlain's policy.
Checked scene 5 of Greeks & Trojans for Laura.
Leonie has a witlow1 on her thumb[RG] middle finger[RG] & is in great pain with it.

Editorial Notes

1whitlow KG; a swelling in the joint of a finger or thumb eds.

Hands Referenced

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

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Léonie
    servant at La Chevrie eds.
  • Chamberlain

    Chamberlain, Neville
    (1869-1940) British Prime Minister in the 1930s; m. to Anne Chamberlain née Cole eds.
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Bibliography

    • Title: Dictionary [projected project; unfinished]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • Date: 1935
    • Title: Trojan Ending [dramatised version based on Laura Riding's book; later called Greeks and Trojans]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • Date: 1938-01
    • Title: The Swiss Ghost [formerly The Kind Ghost] [novel]
    • Author: Graves, Robert/ Riding, Laura
    • Date: 1937-04-22