Dec 28 Tuesday.

Ch [Chapter] XV & XVI Belisarius.
In evening James & Mary came, James with a new poem.
Sent money £50 to Deyá.
Still coughing.
Laura has written about 40 letters in last two days.
Alan doing geographical list for Belisarius.
Long talk with Mr. Burgess (Ribbons & Winder) re. [regarding] income tax.
Tea with Jenny & Peggy Hamilton, both in bed.

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Deyá

    Deyá, Majorca, Sp
    Town located on the northwest coast of Majorca, on the hillside between the Teix Mountains and the sea: this was RG's home with Laura Riding from 1929 to 1936. He returned there with his family after WW II. Eds.

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Nicholson, Jenny
    Jenny Nicholson: oldest daughter of Robert by Nancy Nicholson.
  • Peggy Hamilton

    Hamilton, Peggy
    Jenny Nicholson's flatmate? eds.
  • Alan

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

    Reeves, James
    Schoolmaster, writer and Poet. Friend of Jacob Bronowski. W.G./ K.G.; m. to Mary Phillips; daughter Stella born June 14, 1938 eds.
  • Mary

    Reeves, Mary
    wife of James Reeves; daughter Stella born 14 June, 1938 eds.

Organizations Mentioned

  • Ribbons and Winder

    Ribbons and Winder
    L.R. & R.G.'s income tax accountants. WG


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