Oct 18 Tuesday

Dictionary all day: and got cross with David for playing Cambeluk with long, long pauses like ×××× [indecipherable] chess.
Dorothy having trouble in getting clay for sculpture: got pipe clay by mistake. Then there is a man in Montauban who digs wells & gets out clay: but he is never to be found.
Very bright autumn weather but no frosts yet.
Laura on Aristotle1 chiefly.

Editorial Notes

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Montauban

    Montauban-de-la-Bretagne, Brittany, France

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Reeves, David
    Brother of James Reeves [and Ethel Herdman] RPG 292.
  • Dorothy

    Simmons, Dorothy
    Sculptor associated with the Graves-Riding inner circle (1938-39). Married to Montague Simmons. eds


    • Title: Dictionary [projected project; unfinished]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • Date: 1935
    • Title: Lives of Wives [prose]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: London, Toronto, Melbourne & Sydney
    • Publisher: Cassell and Co. Ltd.
    • Idno: A39
    • Date: 1939