Saturday Oct 3rd

Boil not so painful in morning but increasingly so all day.
Still sore throat.
Wrote to Eddie about Christopher Hassall's Devil's Dyke 1 poems.
Rested on L's bed while she went over poems with Joyce Reeves.
Read War in Outline 2 and wrote to L.H. about it.

Editorial Notes

1 Devil's Dyke with Compliments and Satire by Christopher Hassall London: W. Heinemann, 1936. eds.
2 The War in Outline, 1914-1918 by Basil H. Liddell Hart. London: Faber & Faber, 1936 eds.

Hands Referenced

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Marsh, Edward
    Influential civil servant and friend of R.G.'s and many others from WW I, also Georgian poets and artists. W.G. & C.P.
  • Christopher Hassall

    Hassall, Christopher
    author of Devil's Dyke (1936) and biographer of Edward Marsh (1959) to which Graves contributed letters eds.
  • Joyce Reeves

    Reeves, Joyce
    Sister of James Reeves. AMG 287.
  • Liddell Hart

    Liddell Hart, Capt. Basil
    War-fare expert and friend of T.E. Lawrence. Collaborated with RG on a book of T.E.L'.s letters, published in 1938. See RPG p.231. WG & Eds.

Organizations Mentioned

  • Faber & Faber

    Publishers of Old Soldier Sahib and Old Soldiers Never Die. WG