Monday Tuesday[RG] Ap 16

Decision to postpone Epilogue till September, getting Heffer if poss. to print it.
Another version of Receipt for Moneys1.
To village with Laura. Ordered gate against sheep in viejo camino, also shelves for Can Torrent. No me verás sin sols2 at their best.
Order Troilus, Gordon, from Dent for Laura. Found Strabo, Pausanius, Pliny available in Bohn. To sea: Solomon 3 walks today, to make up for none yesterday. To village early.
Gelat reported successful interview with Vicar-General who was in dark about Cura's doings and said "de Jordi, de Jordi, de Jordi," grievingly.
Letter of credit came for £118, also books from Heffer and pictures from Dulan: success.
List list states Ich Claudius to be in 10th edition: i.e. at least 28th thousand: 16,800 marks due.

Editorial Notes

1poem. As with "Money"(see April 14 entry), not listed in Higginson. eds
2flowers,lit.:"Won't see me unless the sun shines." KG See Apr.6th entry. eds

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Camino viejo

    Deyá, Majorca, Sp
    The old road - the original mule-track to Soller. Bordered the back of the Canellun property. WG
  • Can Torrent

    Deyá, Majorca, Sp
    House next to Canellun also belonging to LR & RG. Built by Norman Cameron. WG

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Más, Juan Marroig
    Juan Marroig Mas, called Gelat: Landowner on Deyá and friend of Robert Graves and Laura Riding (L.R. & R.G.'s factotum. W.G.)
  • Heffer

    Antiquuarian bookseller and engravings seller in Cambridge C.P. & WG
  • Cura

    Jordi, Don
    Don Jordi, the Priest. WG
  • Dulan

    Dealer in antique engravings, books. London? WG

Organizations Mentioned

  • List Verlag

    List Verlag
    German publishers of I Claudius. Diary & K.G.


    • Title: Epilogue I: A Critical Summary
    • Editor: Riding. Laura/ Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Idno: B22
    • Date: 1935
    • Title: Receipt for Moneys [poem: also called Address to Customers. Was "scrapped" see diary Apr. 3, 1936]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • Title: Ich Claudius [German edition of "I, Claudius"]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • Publisher: List Verlag
    • Date: 1935

Elements Mentioned

  • Sirocco

    South easterly wind. Used generically for all southerly winds which eddy on the leeward side of the Teix mountains above Deya. WG