Oct 30 Sunday

Housework all morning.
Dictionary in afternoon.
Laura not feeling well and unable to work except a few letters.
In evening I started a children's story about a castle1.
Laura gave me a curative sentence to enunciate:
Tripping elaborately the delicate elusive roebuck – or was it doe? – apprehended that the constellations were indeed ever present. And he said 'O' –just that!
'Just that' by Beryl.

Editorial Notes

Hands Referenced

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Pritchard, Beryl
    daughter of Harry and Amy Pritchard, R.G.'s second wife. Formerly married to Alan Hodge. Robert and Beryl had four children: William, Lucia, Juan and Tomas. eds


    • Title: Dictionary [projected project; unfinished]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • Date: 1935
    • Title: Castle-Keeper, The [children's story; unpublished?]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • Date: 1938-10-30