Nov 12 Friday

5 pp [pages] Belisarius finishing ch [chapter] XIX (pp [pages] 365)
Hockey on lawn with Harry & Alix. (Todo muy bien ahora1)
A *[RG]monsieur Du Gard2 got the Nobel Prize but someone down our lane won £20,000 also in a football pool.
House now finally restored to awfulness.
Harry lost his heavy platinum & ruby ring.
* Laura: what a waste of good modesty![RG]

Editorial Notes

1 "All's well now" KG
2French author Roger Martin du Gard (1881-1958) eds.

Hands Referenced

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

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Kemp, Alix
    Married to poet Harry Kemp. The couple shared a house with Graves and Riding in Ewhurst, Surrey (1937). eds (RPG 277); also referred to as Frau Eierman by RG eds. see Diary August 30, 1936
  • 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