Aug 28 Sunday.

Wet & cold.
Working all day on Laura's proofs of World & Ourselves.
With a bad headache.
A cachet faivre 1 and a hot bottle & I was able to go with the others to dinner at the Hotel Ouest where M me Perou gave us her special English cake & we talked about Clerics with the daughter over a 'fine2'. She likes them 'beau3'.

Editorial Notes

1headache medicines KG
2 "liqueur" eds.
3 "handsome" eds.

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Hotel Ouest

    Montauban, Brittany, France

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Madam Perou and her family who befriended RG et al at La Chevrie eds.


    • Title: The World and Ourselves [former title: Letter Book]
    • Author: Riding, Laura [contributor; with Sally Graves, Sir Edward Marsh et al]
    • Editor: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Chatto & Windus
    • Date: 1938-11