Aug 16 Monday

Talk with David about his future: has 1 ¼ years to get Univ. [University] schol. [scholarship] Will specialize in English & French.
To Cranleigh with him by the fields & after haircut – shopping back by bus.
The other two reading & playing marbles.
9 pp [pages] Belisarius Ch [Chapter] V. worked late
John Lucy wrote a quarrelsome letter, self-assertive. Laura replied, so did I.
The children all slept at Holmcroft.

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Cranleigh

    Cranleigh, Surrey, England
    town closest to Ewhurst KG
  • Holmcroft

    Surrey, England
    Guest House near Highcroft eds.

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Lucy, John
    Estranged husband of Mary Lucy; RG and LR are drawn into their marital problems. eds.


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