Oct 7 Thursday.

Wrote, with a chill & headache still and great difficulty, a blurb for Belisarius, & 8 more pp [pages] of chapter XVII
Laura on her friendship recommendation1 still.
Harry unbeatable in the [figure - figure: sketch of marble board] marble game.
Used a hot bottle all day: recovered in the evening but missed my walk. To the Crown for ginger wine & Evening News2.

Editorial Notes

1for Part V, The World and Ourselves eds.
2Saturday Evening Post? eds.

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Crown

    Ewhurst, Surrey, England
    a village pub? eds.; RPG 279

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Kemp, Harry
    Poet. Met Graves and Riding through James Reeves in August 1936, just after their arrival in England. In their previous correspondence, Riding had been intrigued by his falling-out with Communism. He became associated with their circle, collaborating on various projects. (RPG 248-49)


    • 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