Feb 19 Sunday

Laura has a slight neuralgia but works.
Joyce has lost her voyce, but nobody minds. I doctor her with sliced lemon.
Laura & I had a slight walk towards St Uniac in the evening: the first for a long time. Then we started going over points in Swiss Ghost that I had marked last September.
Dictionary with Alan: & a long evening session with L and him, setting principles of category-making.
Started a poem about meum & tuum1.2
Our Sunday Times letter3 appeared. Not much cut.

Editorial Notes

1mine & yours eds.
2 "The Thieves" eds.

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • St. Uniac

    Brittany, France
    a village within walking distance of La Chevrie. eds.

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
  • Joyce Reeves

    Reeves, Joyce
    Sister of James Reeves. AMG 287.


    • Title: Dictionary [projected project; unfinished]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • Date: 1935
    • Title: Sunday Times [Sunday newspaper]
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Hutchinson; Times Newspapers
    • Title: Our "Modern" Poetry [Letter by RG and LR about MacCarthy, Spender, & Auden]
    • Title: Sunday Times
    • Author: Graves, Robert/ Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: London
    • BiblScope: 16
    • Idno: C294.5
    • Date: 1939-02-19
    • Title: The Swiss Ghost [formerly The Kind Ghost] [novel]
    • Author: Graves, Robert/ Riding, Laura
    • Date: 1937-04-22
    • Title: Thieves, The [poem]
    • Title: No More Ghosts [1940]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Faber & Faber
    • Idno: A50
    • Date: 1939-02-19