Feb 4 Saturday .

Same beautiful fine frosty weather: we go for a walk around the lake[RG] etang 1 [RG] every day, Bellamy2 following.
Laura working with Alan on Damage . Dictionary ; & a special Dictionary [RG] session with Laura.
Started a poem about moon & frost3.
Russian billiards at the station with Alan & Beryl: fiery & impossible table.
Capture of Gerona4 by Franco forces.

Editorial Notes

1pond eds.
2cat eds.
3 " A Love Story " eds.
4Spain 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).
  • Franco

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

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

Bibliography

    • Title: Dictionary [projected project; unfinished]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • Date: 1935
    • Title: Year of Damage [novel]
    • Author: Hodge, Alan
    • Date: 1936-12
    • Title: A Love Story [poem]
    • Title: No More Ghosts [1940]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Faber & Faber
    • Idno: A50
    • Date: 1939-02-04