May 26 Wednesday.

Our letter has not appeared in the D.T. yet.
Going over Poems finally: for punctuation mostly.
Laura went over the first part of Chap [Chapter] 5 & we settled on the course of the rest, which I started.
In Lugano bought 2 white linen suits for £4.4 the pair.
Thundery weather
Government bombardment of Palma today & two days ago. Italian ×××× [indecipherable] warship hit: 6 officers killed. German warship nearly hit.

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Lugano

    Lugano, Switzerland
    near the Italian border, where RG and LR spent part of 1937 eds.
  • Palma

    Palma, Majorca, Sp
    Capital and largest centre of Majorca.

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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


    • Title: Collected Poems [1938]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London, Toronto, Melbourne & Sydney
    • Publisher: Cassell and Co. Ltd
    • Idno: A48
    • Date: 1938
    • Title: [Letter about economic provisions for poets]
    • Title: Daily Telegraph
    • Author: Graves, Robert/ Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: London
    • BiblScope: 16
    • Idno: C292.2
    • Date: 1937-05-27
    • Title: Daily Telegraph
    • PubPlace: London
    • Date: 1856-1936