Nov 28 Monday

Still half-asleep from our journey.
Swiss Ghost. Ch [Chapter] X
Dictionary: going through dictionary to catch words that have not yet been grouped.
Alan to Beryl: What is an acouche?
Beryl crossly: Don't[RG] Why should I[RG] know?
Alan: I thought you just might
Beryl: Well I just might dont.
A walk to the big[RG] lake now overflowing the weir and through the soaking fields, with Beryl & Alan, past Ribandière.
No green now on trees except mistletoe.
Laura dictated letters, felt weak, went to bed early.

Hands Referenced

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

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).
  • 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: The Swiss Ghost [formerly The Kind Ghost] [novel]
    • Author: Graves, Robert/ Riding, Laura
    • Date: 1937-04-22