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George Herbert Clarke


Women Interpret Women

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 [...]

Portrait of Sidney Lanier

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

(Geneva)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 notes in psal [...]


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 [...]

The Search for Shelley

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— Generous Death Forgetteth our errors, Calmeth our terrors, Comf orteth! [...]