March 31 Thursday.

Finished revise of T.E. Act 2 Scene 1
This is the best March there has ever been in England.
In the Church St. market bought 12 good china sandwich plates (Burslem) 2 bigger plates & an oval dish for 1/6d1
Laura working on the Protocols ×××× [indecipherable] .
Worked for 2 hours with L.H. on cross-references in proofs of Lawrence book.
Ethel went after tea.
Supper to Rebecca Clarke's with L – Julian2 & Juliette Huxley (after about 14 years). He had sinus trouble, was nice. She was a sceptic, a left, had lost all personal intuition. Rebecca was bright and regarded all arts as the same, and the fact she was a woman not a man as an unimportant accident.
Checking L's collected poems proofs
Copies of Belisarius sent.

Editorial Notes

11 shilling, sixpence eds.
2Julian Sorrell Huxley, scientist KG

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Church Street Market

    Marylebone, Paddington, London, England

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Liddell Hart, Capt. Basil
    War-fare expert and friend of T.E. Lawrence. Collaborated with RG on a book of T.E.L'.s letters, published in 1938. See RPG p.231. WG & Eds.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Rebecca Clarke

    Clarke, Rebecca
    Clarke, Rebecca Helferich (1886-1979), British composer; daughter of Agnes Paulina Marie Amalie Helferich; great-neice of Leopold von Ranke eds.


    • Title: Trojan Ending [dramatised version based on Laura Riding's book; later called Greeks and Trojans]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • Date: 1938-01
    • Title: Count Belisarius [1938]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Cassell
    • Idno: A47
    • Date: 1937-07-21
    • Title: Collected Poems [1938]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: London, Toronto, Melbourne & Sydney
    • Publisher: Cassell and Co. Ltd
    • Idno: A35
    • Date: 1938