Jan 5 Wednesday.

5 Chapters Belisarius gone over (all day).
Two pp [pages] of an article1 about my Harlech cottage, which must finally be demolished.
Reading Letters of John Constable2.
The Mallorquin woman back from frame-maker.
Jenny better on phone.
Nancy now proposes to settle at, or near, Oxford.
Ethel Herdman in the evening.
Allott gives up his Troilus & Cressida scheme.

Editorial Notes

2 Memoirs of the Life of John Constable composed Chiefly of his Letters by Charles Robert Leslie. London: J. Carpenter, 1843. eds.

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Harlech

    Harlech, North Wales, Great Britain
    The location of the Graves family home, called "Erinfa."
  • Oxford

    home of Oxford University eds.

People Mentioned

  • Jenny

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

    Allott, Kenneth
    Welsh poet (1912-1973) eds.
  • Nancy

    Nicholson, Nancy
    (1899-1977) First wife of Robert Graves; married 1918, separated 1927, divorced 1949. eds.
  • Ethel Herdman

    Herdman, Ethel
    James Reeves' sister RPG; Assistant warden of Ashbourne Hall, Manchester University KG; nicknamed "Ether" by RG and LR, Sept 1937 eds.


    • Title: Count Belisarius [1938]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Cassell
    • Idno: A47
    • Date: 1937-07-21
    • Title: Powerless in the Matter [article]
    • Title: Spectator
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London
    • BiblScope: 510-11
    • Idno: C293
    • Date: 1928-03-25