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Deirdre O’Shea

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An Irish Mystic

“As Our Aspiration, So Is Our Inspiration.” A friend writing of "A. E." has described him as "that tall and largely moulded form, the great head with its masses of dark brown hair and tawny beard, the imperturbable bearing h [...]

The Learned and Candid Friend

Oh that Max Beerbohm had seen them! For, had he lived at the time of Queen Anne, there can be little doubt that he would have "done" the wits of the period in the manner of his delightful sketches, "Rossetti and His Circle." " [...]

When Words Are Women

Debonair. By G. B. Stern. New York: A. A. Knopf. $2.50. A Girl Adoring. By Viola Meynell. New York: E. P. Dutton and Company. $2.50. Daisy and Daphne. By Rose Macaulay. New York; Boni and Liveright. $2.50. The Hotel. By Elizabeth Bowen. New York: L [...]