Grand Canyon. By V. Sackville-West. Doubleday, Doran and Company. $2.50. Primer for Combat. By Kay Boyle. Simon, and Schuster. $2.50. The Prodigal Women. By Nancy Hale. Charles Scribner's Sons. $3.00. The Robber Bridegroom. By Eudora Welty. Doubleda [...]
Sidney Lanier: A Biographical and Critical Study. By Aubrey Harrison Starke. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press. $5.00.
MR. STARKE sees Sidney Lanier as a national figure of "greater social significance than is usually recogn [...]
Over Saleve I heard a skylark singing
Blessëd be Beauty, Beauty! He soared and swirled,
In very ecstasy of flight outflinging
His breathless music on a broken world.
Joy, the sole faith of that so tiny flyer
Twining unnumbered note [...]
John Masefield: Biography. Essays in Biography, 1680-1726. By Bonamy Dobree. London and New York: Oxford University Press. $5.00. Anatole France at Home. By Marcel Le Goff. New York: The Adelphi Company. $2.50. Voltaire. By Richard Aldington. Londo [...]
Shelley: His Life and Work. By Walter Edwin Peck. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company. Two vols. $12.50.
This is peculiarly a moment of revaluations. Thoughtful men are testing anew with great care and patience this philosophical co [...]
Life is no gentleman—
Life is a lout
Who boasteth and burneth,
Who turneth, returneth
About and about.
Death is a gentleman—
Forgetteth our errors,
Calmeth our terrors,
Comf orteth! [...]