Oct 4 Monday 1937

6 pp [pages] of Belisarius Ch [Chapter] XIII.
Alan about. Decision finally in favour of London.
Alan & I wrote letters in evening for Laura: after a walk together from haystack to Highcroft.
A.G. still persists in libel: I wrote angrily, Alan forgot to post, I tore it up.
Sitting round coal fire in room with purple carpet: talking of plans together, all of us.
Basilisk sinks an ¿Italian? submarine.

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • London

  • Highcroft

    Ewhurst, Surrey, England
    Rental house that RG and LR shared with Harry and Alix Kemp in Ewhurst for July-November, 1937 RPG

People Mentioned

  • A.G. (A.E.S.G)

    Graves, Amy
    Amy Graves, RG's Mother. WG
  • Laura

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

    Hodge, Alan
    Oxford history graduate. Became close friends with LR & RG. First husband of Beryl Graves. CP & WG

Organizations Mentioned

  • HMS Basilisk

    HMS Basilisk
    Destroyer in the British Royal Navy eds.


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