Jan 22 Sunday

I got up at 7.30 dressed with difficulty & went by car to Elliott at Dinant. He said nothing was broken or sprained but I would have pain from the contusion for a long time.
It was raining & horrible at Dinant & I had to wait about until Mme [Madame] came back from Mass & he had dressed himself
Letter from McIntyre about Dictionary — throwing I.A.Richards & Semantics1 at Laura2.
Franco within 10 miles of Barcelona.

Editorial Notes

1i.e. issues of semantics eds.
2see Friedmann 323-5 for more on this and the ensuing correspondence. eds.

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Dinant

    Dinant, Namur, Belgium
  • Barcelona

    Catalunya, Spain
    Located on the Mediterranean coast. eds.

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Elliott, Henry
    a master masseur in Dinant, Belgium, who treated RG eds.
  • Franco

    Franco, General
    Spanish General; led the Nationalist forces against the Republicans in the Spanish Civil War; Spanish Head of State from 1939-1969.
  • McIntyre

    McIntyre, Alfred R.
    president of Little, Brown & Co. (publishers) eds.
  • I.A. Richards

    Richards, I.A.
    (1893-1979), poet and editor KG


    • Title: Dictionary [projected project; unfinished]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • Date: 1935