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Louise Pound


A Mine of Name-Lore

Names on the Land. By George R. Stewart. Random House. $3.00. Place-name study is a young offshoot of Philology, a branch of learning that many associate only with Sanskrit, Gothic, or at latest with Chaucer. It was near the middle of the ninet [...]

Ballads in Virginia

Traditional Ballads of Virginia. Edited by Arthur Kyle Davis, Jr. Cam-- bridge: Harvard University Press. $7.50. That Virginia holds an enviable place among the commonwealths of American balladry is fully attested by such an anthology as "T [...]