Sept 1. Sunday.

Sea. Letter to Julie.
Schw [Schwarz] & Str. [Strenge] to supper. Made Inca-and-paste sandwiches, mortadella & tomato ditto & a cold punch of equal quantities of white wine & sherry, with soda & lemon peel.
Karl with a fearful cold.
Pocket-knife from Str. [Strenge]
Laura troubled with the small print of Classical Atlas.
Watch apparently lost.

Hands Referenced

People Mentioned

  • Julie

    Matthews, Julie
    Tom Matthews' wife. WG
  • Swartz

    Schwarz, Georg
    German Jew. Deyá neighbour. Antique dealer. Lived with Frau Emmy Strenge, his house keeper, in Can Caballo some hundred yards from Canellun. RG and LR translated his "Almost Forgotten Germany." WG
  • Strenge

    Strenge, Frau Emmi
    Schwarz's house keeper and ? mistress. WG
  • Karl/Carl

    Goldschmidt, Karl
    Karl Goldschmidt, later Kenneth Gay: Graphic artist, friend and secretary of Robert Graves and Laura Riding since 1934. R. G. spells both as Carl and Karl.
  • Laura

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


    • Title: Almost Forgotten Germany [Almost Forgotten Times]
    • Author: Schwarz, Georg
    • Editor: Trans. Graves, Robert/ Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Idno: A45
    • Date: 1936