Nov 11 Thursday

More packing. Spent a great part of the afternoon putting back hooks into the awful house – curtains & hanging them up.
Packed nearly all my own stuff.
12 pp [pages] Belisarius Ch [Chapter] XIX
Laura writing letters
A letter from John offering to resume correspondence: giving a wrong account of how it had ceased.
In the evening read aloud Walpole's Noble Authors1 to Laura.
Public praise pleases poets provided private payment plays prominent part2.

Editorial Notes

1 A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England by Horace Walpole. London: printed for R. & J. Dodsley..., 1758. eds.
2see last line of November 10 entry KG; i.e. Sentence Game eds.

Hands Referenced

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Graves, John
    R.G.'s brother. Visited R.G. & L.R. in 1934 with R.G.'s mother. WG


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