Oct 28 Friday

Dictionary with Alan: Laura feeling very on edge as to noise and interruptions. Having difficulty with her Aristotle story1.
To Montauban: another puncture, got shoes mended.
Curing my perpetual toothache with calendula.
Everyone has colds.
The Hippocamp2 statue[RG] monument[RG] is falling to pieces.
Have had triangular contests at Cambeluk with[RG]: Alan David & me. In each of 3 cases Alan beat me; I, David; David, Alan.

Editorial Notes

2seahorse? eds.

Hands Referenced

    • Annotation: ink correction
    • Character: regular
    • Ink: black

Places Mentioned

  • Montauban

    Montauban-de-la-Bretagne, Brittany, France

People Mentioned

  • Alan

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


    • 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