Aug 15 Sunday.

Jenny & David came down.
I had a sick headache all morning. All day spent in talk, games, jokes – particularly bows & arrows with David & Sam, & a talk about money with Jenny.
After supper there were eleven of us.
David has got his higher certificate & left Dauntsey's1. L & I decided to let Constable to[RG] do our poems.
Went over typed ch. [chapter] IV of Belisarius
Rebel advance on Santander.

Editorial Notes

1Dauntsey's School, Wiltshire eds.

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Wiltshire

    Wiltshire, England
    location of Sutton Veny, Nancy Nicholson's home with Geoffrey Phibbs eds.
  • Santander

    Santander, Spain

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Nicholson, Jenny
    Jenny Nicholson: oldest daughter of Robert by Nancy Nicholson.
  • David

    Graves, David
    R.G.'s second child [by Nancy Nicholson]. W.G. In RAF; killed in the war. The only one of Graves' children who might have become a poet had he lived. K.G., eds.
  • Sam

    Graves, Samuel
    R.G.'s youngest child by Nancy Nicholson. C.P.& WG

Organizations Mentioned

  • Constable & Co., Ltd.

    Constable Publishers. Arranged with them to print and distribute Seizin Press Epilogue and books. WG


    • Title: Count Belisarius [1938]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Cassell
    • Idno: A47
    • Date: 1937-07-21