Friday May 20th

Work on poems: mostly In Procession1
To Selfridge's bought socks vests, pants.
At Mr Mills a Victorian egg-boiler to replace broken one 1/62.
Met Laura at dentists
Coffee with Alan at Yardrah or whatever
the place is
called in Regent St.
Protocol at night – the mercy clause – with L. until very late.

Editorial Notes

21 shilling, sixpence eds.

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Regent St.

    Westminster, London, England

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

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

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

Organizations Mentioned

  • Selfridges

    London department store eds.


    • Title: Covenant of Literal Morality, The [subtitle Protocol I; privately printed]
    • Author: Aldridge, John, Dorothy Hutchinson, Lucie Brown, Ward Hutchinson, George Buchanan, Alix Kemp, Mary Buchanan, Hary Kemp, Norman Cameron, Len Lye, Gordon Glover, Albert Mills, Robert Graves, Mary Phillips, Sally Graves, Beryl Pritchard, Liddell Hart, David
    • Editor: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: Bristol
    • Publisher: Western Printing Services Ltd.
    • Idno: A37
    • Date: 1938
    • Title: Collected Poems [1938]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London, Toronto, Melbourne & Sydney
    • Publisher: Cassell and Co. Ltd
    • Idno: A48
    • Date: 1938
    • Title: In Procession [poem]
    • Title: On English Poetry
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: New York
    • Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
    • Idno: A7
    • Date: 1922