March 12 Saturday.

Austrian sensation clouds the day.
To Mills (closed) so to old man in East Street & bought 3/6d1 worth of marbles. Filled a bottle with them as a flower vase. Back across Spring-like Park.
Proofs of the Lawrence book all day.
Harry worked with Laura in early afternoon.
Karl chopped bit off forefinger2.
Solace3 a great nuisance with heat.
Still jaw-ache.

Editorial Notes

13 shillings, sixpence eds.
2left KG
3Graves' cat eds.

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Regent Park

    London, England
  • East St.

    London, England

People Mentioned

  • Mills

    Mills, Mr.
    an antique seller and friend of RG, and contributor to the Covenant of Literary Morality eds.; of Paddington Street, Marylebone KG
  • Laura

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

    Goldschmidt, Karl
    Karl Goldschmidt, later Kenneth Gay: Graphic artist, friend and secretary of Robert Graves and Laura Riding since 1934. R. G. spells both as Carl and Karl.
  • 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)
  • T.E.

    Lawrence, T. E.
    'Lawrence of Arabia.' Met Robert in Oxford in the early twenties. Made Robert his biographer and had him write "Lawrence and the Arabs." WG