Feb 10 Friday.

(Death of Pope Pius XI[RG])
Finished in two drafts a poem I started last night about Cats.1
A walk with Beryl to the Lake after dark.
Reading & checking L's Novel study.2
Feeling thoroughly happy, somehow.

Editorial Notes

1became "Frightened Men". See Complete Poems, Vol. II, pp. 137, 324 (note and footnote). DW; eds.
2? eds.

Hands Referenced

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

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Hodge, Alan
    Oxford history graduate. Became close friends with LR & RG. First husband of Beryl Graves. CP & WG
  • 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: Frightened Men [poem]
    • Title: Work in Hand [Alan Hodge, Norman Cameron, Robert Graves]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Hogarth Press
    • Date: 1942-03
    • Title: Robert Graves: The Complete Poems Vols. 1-3
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • Editor: Beryl Graves and Dunstan Ward
    • PubPlace: Manchester and Paris
    • Publisher: Carcanet Press and Alyscamps
    • Date: 1995-1999