Sept 10 Friday.

Went over typed ch. [chapter] 7 and 8, now completed, of Belisarius.
Chill: went to bed in afternoon.
Listened to Laura's Recommendations1 which she has worked on all day: for dealing with misbehaving countries.[RG]
662 seems ended by Karl's thing with Marie.
Walk to Cranleigh & back: brought back fish & writing paper. Green wood-pecker & magpies & cows with calves, (suspicious) rabbits, pheasants.[RG]
Cold weather: though sunny.

Editorial Notes

1for Part V, The World and Ourselves eds.
2card game eds.

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Cranleigh

    Cranleigh, Surrey, England
    town closest to Ewhurst KG

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Goldschmidt, Marie
    Karl Goldschmidt's first wife. RPG 280-81. The couple met when Marie was employed as domestic help at Ewhurst (summer 1937). eds.


    • Title: Count Belisarius [1938]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Cassell
    • Idno: A47
    • Date: 1937-07-21
    • Title: The World and Ourselves [former title: Letter Book]
    • Author: Riding, Laura [contributor; with Sally Graves, Sir Edward Marsh et al]
    • Editor: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Chatto & Windus
    • Date: 1938-11