Feb 18 Saturday

Dictionary twice as much as usual, and putting away words I got from Laura's list last night.
Laura doing a study of painting1 novel writing[RG]
Joyce making God-awful aggressive remarks: trying L's hostess spirit.
Walk with Beryl to Priour's where Alan, Dorothy, Joyce & I played Russian billiards.
A lot of primroses out now.

Editorial Notes

1Could this and the novel study be intended for Protocol Two ? eds.

Hands Referenced

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

People Mentioned

  • Dorothy

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

    Priour, Monsieur
    a character associated with activities around La Chevrie: apparently he was proprietor of the local café (diary Nov. 26, 1938). eds.
  • Joyce Reeves

    Reeves, Joyce
    Sister of James Reeves. AMG 287.
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Bibliography

    • Title: Dictionary [projected project; unfinished]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • Date: 1935
    • Title: Protocol Two [unpublished, see RPG 295]
    • Editor: Riding, Laura
    • Date: 1939