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RE?I?]EWS AND COMM/7.':?
LITERARY CRITICISM
AND BOOK NEWS
John Quincy Adams and the ?Treaty of Ghent
Our First Minister to Persia A
New Popular Life o? Goethe.
\ ? I M I N \!;Y VOI I'MF.
The l-^fth volut
? ?I
of t.mely I I
since it covers the period ?>f h hundred
.
pear?
Napo!?
?
a m - an
intensely keen and lilt? ?
in the first nam;d of thorn he was him
one of the ch;ef Ktora. It waa,
moreover, ? ??.. and
in their RuMdun a I nvian
preiudi-, that largely, perhaps chiefly,
determined his eabeeqneal coal
Secretary ? :
Moiiroe Doctriae and ?.he general devel?
opment of our foreign polices te meet
the i.eeds of post-N.'?poleonic conditions
?n Lurope ar.d ol independ
ence and rv .- the New World.
In a peculiar sense, therefor?-, thil
j-,
NEW FALL NOVELS
?out h Sea Adventures
THE PEARL
FISHERS
.
t>f ?The Blue !.. '"???
/?nfn? ?
A ?li;;i? racki i n
?
?
f?hlnr ? ?
I, I r * ? > .
Russian Realism
THE DEATH OF
IVAN ILYITCH
l'y ' ? >>'.\'r -
" wnr mtai - ? i Soef
e,..,, ?
ln?.fni?r r. ..
of ihc-? atoiiea
aeeuratelj the Inteaalty in the
?
than any?bine thi? latent evitara
of a
awaken?? 1
Smart and Witiy
MARIA
AGAIN
I.? IOU JOHM 7.ANF. Mil
?
J .net
I.IV? ? v or Hi r ?-? Marl;?." thi
?A-lth Mar?H ? ,"> ?T?'l ?iTiififlil aei.ti ?
Ttm-ipti ftif )- now i? ml '
n an<1 th?* mntfi'-r Of h i
?tauahtrr. Marta n?lv?? ?
- ar.i her ?? -
hi. and love ani matter? la r ?ral
are unl.jn* an1 tmuilnit.
The British "Tommy"
KITCHENER
CHAPS
l v A Mil !.' ' IN't, ?-"?"> "?? O' -at?
i - ? .. iio. flota.
?
Th?rr i? no ?rltir of mir day w h? I?
to frf? prejudice <*? Mr Sell
l.yon?
I
? ire*-!? 'The r??lT ??li.
,,.. ?r .. , .
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M W
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Y??u wlD lough and crj <>v ?r
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?ilUgr and whoi bopp n
?hca the rUlogere Mi^tect
him at beiag ? * ?? nnoa vj>\.
"Full Of B ithoa and humor."
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and entertaining.'
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"An Umj*?n?. -
... ,
And I*, ha? wit l >r?-t for ?
law.lurj " \
CARNIVAL OF FLORENCE
By Marjorie Bo? rn
"A <?^M??J ct I ale a tnfrai i el ! rtiht
lau*hta?r t' dart ? - *
?/hi mlft deesmt." -, )
TWO SINNERS
By Mr? D. C. ttklfa
'il MM ,
THE YOUNG MAN ABSALOM
By E. Charles Viriaa
mSaa* : . - . . ? '
fhllet?elpAa. fren.
Sam II ? o??!. At AD) thattauajt.
L P. Duttoa & Co., Ml Fifth A?.., H. Y.
' urne of the
? ? pistions,
v . ?? ?. s let
?,- . levoted
? public
.
d convincing way. His
. - ford, Hai i is and
?
; 1ose to 1 ? '
hand, whicl
I all. and to hi} I other,
.. ? public
?
\ate mind concerning'them. In such
diplomat; never rashly nor thought
? with n blei g of
si
No trait of the whole mass of corre
? of the
man behind the pen. is more marked, or
more . : roud,
serene and unfailing patriotism. He had
no onl With
,-reat exemplar, Washington, he
. held it 1
friendship or favors from any
foreign nation. That was I
of cynicism, which he did not po
or of tome of the qualitiei which are.
not always tributed to
Machiavelli, but rather because he was
vision, and
with i. i hers,
? 1 Huxll y's ideal of "a clear.
cold logic-engine." He earnestly de
peace and friendship with all na
but he was never tempted to in- |
trust the welfare of America to the.
but American ?
nor to accept as a ha-,s of peace and
friendship anything short of the full- |
cognition of American rights and
Mishm?nt of interna-j
.i justice.
concerning Furopean
..nt. nor were his
forecasts of events always verified,
which was not strantre in an era when
?carcely anything but the unexpected
?? most notable
error he made was in his views of Na?
poleon's return from F.lba. which hap?
pened while he was in Pans; though
with characteristic honesty he con
: that concerning the outcome of
unprecedented performance he
could form no rational and confident
anticipation, and that facts had already
turned out so contrary to his expecta?
tions that his confidence in his own
judgmen' ws
O? both political and personal inter-'
re the drafts of several notes
which Adams prepared for tran.-i
t" the Hritish Peace Commissioners,I
and from which his colleagues dissent?
ed. These reveal the features upon
' vhich that dissent was based, and thus
show the differences in point of view
and in mental processes bi tween Adams
end his colleagues. Concerning one
draft. Clay thought that figurative
?ai guage whs improper in a state paper,
. h in fad this contait ?
Gallatin wanted to strike out all
I which might cause British
offeree, of which there were very few.
'. wanted almost every sen*' i.ee
tructed, and Hayard whom
Adams usually refers to at "th- Chev
srhile agrei Ing with all that was
said, wanted to say it all in his own
Comparison of Adams's draft
with the tina! text does not carry con?
viction of the superior wisdom of hi?
colleagues. Another draft was m reply
to a British note which Hayard thought
"very stupid.' and which Clay thought
should !?<? answered on half a page, but
Adams more justly thought not
stupid, and wor'hy of Ion?? and detailed
The somewhat jarring relations
among the five American Commission
? d the efforts of (iallatin to keep
between Adams and Claj a.? well
make peace between America and
(?reat Britain, have long been among
? * uresijiie I : of American
diplomacy. Adams , . .pioit
internai infelicities in his
spondenee, though he doe.? not attempt
to conceal "- in them; but he
. touche.- upon their lighter and
humorous
Each succeedi ?7 volume of this work
m s the i ? ong sine? made,
? ''id. i! a ill be one of
i ust interesting compilations of
"human documents" in the ?? ?
ei American historical literature.
A BUSY AMERICANS
BOOK OF MEMORIES
Traveller. Teacher, Painter. Au
thor. editor and Diplomat.
?.Ml ?.UM XTI 111 - (ll l IKI!
I A *??'*-. 1'.- . (J. W.
I- ?>?>,. ? I I ,
Samuel Creen Wheeler Benjamin,
the author of this unassuming, ,
tul autobiography, died ?a July ol
year. He was born in IM" in Gi
the son of an American missionary,
ap there and in Smyrna, i.nd in
graduated at Williams Ci
Hil WM a busy, a useful and, on the
j whole, a pleasant life, for, in addition
to his inten.-?- activities in many fields,
lie always found time to loaf and in
vite his soul, for delicious stretches of
? in travel at sea
.after his breakdowns from overwork.
| He arrale these rcr from
?ry, arid a remarkable memory it
only boast
but one nevirlheless regrets ihat he
never took note?. As it is, he rarely
Is long on any topic; his observo
! tions on great men and SVSI I
i and ftragmentary, but other
i hand, the book gams thereby in light?
ness and eii idni
! a? if one were listening to an int
j ing companion chatting easily of hi?
enees.
There :s so much that Is quotable in
? ? br.ef review must
r two
f thi author's career. Stu
of the history of American art
| may he referred to the chapters deal
? aectioa with it, both
las painter and as a writ-r un u |
a reminiscent glimpse of the ? i
j Of ths ' -I : : ?. H<
! both '? .
mem! .- ?
man; he had dealings with Grover
litics,
Saxe,
; ? ? rd SU Ul and
? draws s d
ful picture of the idyllic I
? ?? day of their vsmshed iso
. but, for the moment, we must :
restrict ourselves to his views on the
Near Fast. He liked and respected tho
Turk; he despised the Levantines. He
had sn inside view of missionary work |
HUGH WALPOLE. KATHLEEN NORRIA. ?SAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS.
.- H. Hrr.ii CMa* . ' T! c St?r, ..'..? l'ig-' I>.'.' lat. Plf? * Coi CXItU? Htm QtttacW il .? I
[?i n i ?
Hnd its results, and four?! that Ea item '
odox Rus
?
the Mahom
American
tei ?" Persia in the middle eigh
tie- he !?-?= rn??l to ?" <itP
? nd to di slike Rum ian diplomatic
crupulous, flcx
?ble, bul ' irpoee
In the of hap
pened Pel cl pi? : ; are
worth reading now. ? re is
.at in the ? arly
age "' and around Smyi n ?
Amer mann? ?I by
Ai :.' its harbor. A
j(?k.
GOETHE AS MAN. POET
AND THINKER: A STUDY
A Popular Life of the Poet, with
Interesting Illustrations.
? ..?...?
Hi pp. tl.
To ad'l still another study of Ger
r'l greatest poet to a biographical
ritical lit? ratine that hat already
reach??! larf;?- proportions ?n English
as we!! as m German would at ftrsl
blush appear to be a work of super
but there certainly will be
n. for this work of Dr. Carus'a, for,
contra *??nilcd
for popular reading far mor?' than for
the special luden! Il i ? di hardly
be added, in view ?>f its authorship,
that the hook is scholarly as '.'?
r; and 11 ? number of
trau- ? Goethe's poems hitl
not i ? " English.
That Dr. Carus'l life of the port
r some of it? aspects cannot
? I \\ ? re Invited, and not for
I the first time, to look upon his sin
, cepi ?bility to the Eternal F<
?an idealistic light! He was so frank
ah?.vit it all because ?here wa? .-"
that i ncealnt? nt, Per?
haps, though that il a view of his many
pb i I;- : i'li will l:.
?
Amei nile amorousness
us. And. though our author ?loes
hit best for his client, it can never be
?amed that Goethe was a gnat
patriot, lie was a "little German,"
concerned only with the' interests
of his gran?! ducal patron's little duchy.
as h?- '.mi failed t<> s? e 'he sig?
n?e "f the French Revolution, so
? ?lid he fail f? re pond to, pel liai'
? 1. the mat" ' ? : ' St rge of that
other /?lac ip masse ol s nation, the
War of Liberation of 1813. II?' wrote
some patriotic verse, Dr. < ?im? points
out. True, but among tl ?? gr?ai pa
poetry of that period in G r*
many it has never ranked. an?l never
will, Atul anoth? r flaw which his
latest biographer ijrnoros hit treat?
ment of Friin Rai m the closing days
ar from .'in example of
filial piety. The world can afford to
admit the spots on the sun of Goethe's
?
1'? wai ii"t a philosopher, but he
had ? \\ , 'ton chantino. and thii Dr.
? semine? ai;.I expounds wit!
mirabll lie ?as a 1?.
but nol Chi
a mystic. A' . il il with the n
the author
?inly concerned iti his stu'ly ?f
na, thui linking ?1 closely to
. . ? . on which it is
"Faust," tli?- most subjective ?>f
the world's ereal epics, is at 'he
time a world in itself into which can
: have be? ;i i ead infinite ri< I
thought and knowledge it Is a si
. ?nt, ,? alia, of mediaeval G? i
manic lore but, for his popular ?
viewpoinl
the best, and eertainl;
? e of all. Ile w?sely draw
upon Bayard 'I ? ?i?, a
?rare masterpiece of a difficult an.
A word - ho ild b? said shout
illustrations. Tl rsl <>;' all. an
tionally comprehensive gallery of
? o- ?? iu? orary poi trait*, i here ????? ?
reproductioni of tnter?
old prints, and, in addition, many
? of illustrai
. ..ml of ?"? '
pi ? ed by them.
SAUCES AND GRAVIES.
A Vade Me? um of (.astronomic De?
light"? for the Kitchen Shelf.
? " ? .
?
?
When man, in the course of his e\o
fi"!ii feeding to dining, Bret in
? ? -ionien*
f civ
to v.l ?eh the historians, ?n
th? ir mistaken view of values, give no
r. We hav. record of I
? v. ;? would ? m,
? ? flavoi of the fe ?d with
which they wer? erved Into tl
hing ? lee. Imperial Ro?
man pork was served, for it,-tance,
?? it the tasti- of
lention we huve
?if the trick ?,f serving articles of food
? " The -.nice-, of ?he Mid*
?Ame were barbarous compounda,
I according to the n ? tve cornel
?down to us; and it was not until the
??*" ?Catharine -i? Medid ami Anne
?f Austria that the French cuisine be-,
EAT AND GROW THIN
Bj *, w< i i iniMi-sov.
It <-?n li? <|..'
Sri. ?Mia. m \i? asmtkatmeo,
E.P.DUTTON k CO.681 F.fi!, Av?.,N.Y.
- j ?y C. .?? ? ?;.? B .?'.- . 1 Utmi
Autoirapb .
Letters I7staiu.imikd -,?;.
. ? ' **>>. "TH? Uu??tr," I. ? -t
? aspire to the higher, delicate
pealing to palate and eye
??i, i! a ? <?; |oj to-day. How
much ? their
invent in tell. And still our
continue to test ami try and add
to their resources.
Mr. Senn has packed hi? little hook
with recipes for meat and fish sauce?.
hot and cold sauces, i ? d fruit
I relish sauces. There
sn hundreds "f th'-m here, enough to
lifetime of delicate ?
. ,. aaSCOnd g And
? name- thi -nuce?
- Henri IV
srorthy of associating his name
with its .-oftly tart flavor? Garibaldi,
iniir, Prince
of \\.. e, a im l"-?t a battis
foi his royal msst? r but v. ill ?
be hoi.me,| by tl o ic '?' ho love pork
And there I? Xavier sauee
ippropriately to !>'? served srith
lish. Great nations are celebrated in
sauce i ire, from Holland to
. a. Ai d a '? i can read without
.inn of the cock!, Iomach
such noble words as ma?tre d'h?tel,
march . bon ?? femme, Borde
Marguen and Bretonne? A*, ap
?: t njoy it ?
by merel) reading I
?n enjoy a score
? ring it played.
NEWS AND GOSSIP OF
BOOKS AND AUTHORS
Edith Wharton's Book of the War?"Mans Blinker's"
Serai-Centenary?' Early American Craftsmen"?
A Sonnet Sequence of Spinsterhood.
Edith Whartoi.' ions of the j
war in Paris and on the battle
soms of which have appeared in "Scrip
ner's Magazine," si be brought out in
? ? '
irles Scribn? i - Bons
"Hans Hrinker."
Mary Mapes Dodge's story of Hoi? ?
Ian.I became a classic of childhood on
the day of its pub!,cn
'e no
i eure and promiin-nt in the juven?
ile literature of Holland .t -elf, I
be> n translated into many other
tongues, and it V.rou'-ht toits author the
well-earned distinction of coronation;
1 bv the French Academy. It is a charm- j
'ing idea of the Me ira. Scrlbner to!
bring out the book on its fiftieth birth
day in I
dress, with water-eolon by Gi
?
ally felicitous in his interpretation of
the pii tun of the land of the
are of an- ;
ilarity.
Do loievsky.
??T! ind the Injured"
title of the fifth volume of < onstance
.?.ions of the !???
novel i : t ' a
Complete W??rks of Wilde.
From C. P Putnam's Sons comes the1
lition of the complete works
. .hie, in thirteen small vol- ;
? . , bound ?n flexible red leather,
t si Tl ?? prinl Is char,
.- er ol p..I ubstance, the edi?
tion !? .ni: s i good specimen ;
I of the art of getting out well made
pi ice I. This is, i
rver, the publishers inform u?, the
first opportunity offered to the public
Ito procure a complete edition of this;
i, one volume at a time.
A Hook fur ( ??Hectors.
Early next month the Century Com?
pany will publish "Early Amei
i A. Dyer, s itl oi
of "The Lure of ? ' u " Within I
a . i i y feu yea:- there have been.
? ?
irchi?
cabinetmaking, silverware,
re, pewter, - - and
mi ?? foi e
; fathers, and about the histories of si me
of ou;- old masters in i
, I, Paul il' vere, Dune i P
Mr. Dyer,
who i.? an expert in this field, appn
subject through the m? n i
than through their products, thus pro?
viding turn? and hi? verj com-1
of illustr?t mantic
? ground. At the
ntaii
? ai ?oui ityli n each en
.
. and a concise I u? com] lete index. '
"Sonnels of Spinster!.d."
Und? r this tit;. I 1er & Co., of ,
inno
quence bj Snow Longley, "??
of ?In am- i I raeerie i uf
1res showing the idea] pi
of the romantic po?sie? from thi
sonal to the racial, from the love which i
dual expression to the love (
for i.
Amy Lowell ?>n French Poets.
"Six French Poets" i? the title of el
book of biographical and critical i
?a ell, to be published by the
.?an Company. The poeta dis-;
ara Emile Verheeren. Albert
. li? my ne Gou
er, Francis Jan.: Paul
Fort.
"The Stoic l'hilnsoptajv."
Professor Gilbert Murray'
'?]? n "rial Lecture on "The Stoic Phi?
losophy." delivered on March li of this '
it South Plac? Institut)
in book-form by the Messrs. j
Putnam. Professor Murray gives an
account of the greatest system of or
THE WAR LORDS
By A. G. Gardiner,
Author of Prophrli. Priest? and Kiofi
These short, brilliant sketches
of the men now Hire? tin-?: the
destiny of f.nrope should he
read by every American.
?o , it i -, as?a?is*f?
E. P. DUTTON & CO.,
681 Fifth Ave., N. Y.
?1 thought that th?? mini! of man
i.It up for itself In the ?.
i!?l before the cominR of
m, according to
him, "represents a way of looking at
th?- world and the practical problems of
life which possesses a permanent inter
' the human race, and a perma?
nent PC ? er Of 11. | nation.'' He ap
proacl as a p~yci:'
?ath? r than a< a philosopl " or listo?
nan. He" makes intelligible the tfrcat
central principles of stoicism ami the
'..Inch they
'? many of th?- best minds of
nty.
Municipal (.??vemment.
The "Hibliography of Municipal Gov?
ernment" by Professor William Ben*
nett-.Munro (Harvard University Press)
i titl?
? - 'I. '. );?? i -. iewed the
of munici] iment in a
broad way as including all
tu- of the city, whether political, ad
trative, social or economic. Noth?
ing ha . however, which
not, with the widening social ho?
of to ?lay, cone? rn :i'?- itudent of
municipal affairs as such. The lists
are comprehensive but discriminating;
they do not aim to iiiclud?' all tl.
been written on the subject of niuni
rovernment in this country, but
only those things which an- of present*
?lay interest and of permanent value.
Crowd Psycholog) Again.
Sir Martin Conway will shortly pub*
liah, through? Longmans, Green ? Co..
? K on "The Crowd in Peace and
War." it is an attempt t<> deal hi pop?
ular language with the relations of the
individual to the crowd and of crowds
t?? one another. The writei ?!
the broad questions of moralit?
. government, socialism, war, edu?
car.on atal so forth from a novel point
of view, and illusl rat?-.* hi rei
by numero from
authors ancieni and modern.
Wurld l'ea??e.
Th? prize of $1,000 offered
o by I ? hurch Peace I
for the be l mor gi ipfa on any phase
by s
tes past ir in active n <?rk ha ?
awarded to 1"'. Gaius Glenn At
tin, of Central Congregational ('hurch
Provi lence, i!. I. Dr. ttkin'i i isav hau
een nub!, hed by I ? e Pleminc II.
Revel] Company uniiet the title of "Thi
' i of the Nations and the v7ay Out.'
"Collier's \\ et-kly."
"<'o.'.ier's Weeklj " lehratii
twentieth birthday this year. T?7
the event Mr. .Mark Sullivan, thi
. has i ! ? i ar? -l a book ? imposed
of the most striking and permanenl ed
' ha?. ?? appeared in the mag
in the last few yea: . The book
oe published by the (???irt*?- H.
Dorai ' under th? title of "Na?
tional ! Imarke" about 0<rtober I.
John Maaefield'e Plajr.
"The Faithful" is the name of Mr
? Id's forthcoming book, an
nounced by 'he Macmillan Company foi
Sept? m; r 29 it i s e Jap
on the legend of the Forty
Ron inc.
The foremost
novelist of Eng=
land has writ?
ten a new t>pe o?
novel. It tells a
story so frankly
intimate, so true thai
to many it will ?come as
a revelation of then
own personal lives. Reai
the story ol ! en ham ant
Amanda in 11. Q. Wells' nev
novel.
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_
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THF RTORT OF iVUA PAGE.
riir BT*nm ilF 'i i ' ? CAfin Ri '??
r'? I ? ? ? I ?
? ! r ??., ; .... l'as? ?*? '
Mrs. Morris deals in I novel
. ,*f dear to Mr
We-lla thai of sexual Jealousy. She
doe not - ? irl ?
II is. an in itincl I hat drive I
man to claim the pas{ ai well
present and the future if th? woman
And the irren' meiit of th"
motif of l,i -ii r |. '
She doc - el
? to ence beforel si i
keeps her heroine's secret until the
girl, driven by her great love. ?? ?
it to 'h" nan who would marrv her.
For the moment he ri sa to the
heights; they are happy for S while;
?hen he begini to I.id. rhe ipectre of
made bj an ignorant
girl In the early days of her neglect
by parents and environment obscures
?in his eyes all that she has since
gained by self-discipline and high en
, '??'a*- or. For I'll,a Pa. n fl im
-he depths, from p od,
i COUraged, uncouth poverty, tolerant of
;'.'- Ion eneas amid which it dwells.
. perception of the graces of life.
land thi-ice to cagemei for its dig
left it all hehind her,
immeasurably below her. and vet that
one seere*. hurden, that one o'fcnce of
ignorance, looms ever larger with her
intellectual and moral
There || grim realism in the au
thor's pictures of the iqualor of pov
? rty, ol i deadening
.i: the mas :,? ? ? he ii ?' lence of
envin Frankly before us. She
?
?? indispensable price of digi
living, hut she recognises how <
mate? the road. Julia Page comes to
tiares, the oh-taries, of rich
\, -..? their limitatioi i al! about
!l?er a weakening of fibre where effort
has never been required; but the fail
, ure is on a higher plane. These be
i truth? sufficiently well known, perhaps.
! But Mrs. Morris succeeds in bringing
them still nean as.
And all this is good work. The book
i . ? ?? mi Ij ?veil thought out and
? ning of the
ind's retrospective jealousy, the
n him
snd I d up by a chance
word, the ever darker looming of its
shadow, all this is excellently handled;
and through it all the woman is eon?
tly drawn. To the very last Julia
Page remains the better self, ever
inc. af the girl of fifteen who
lived above a saloon in San Francisco.
ho associated with the flotsam and
no of a theatrical boarding-house,
ind ran ?? without control
<>f her comings and goings.
There ?a a line quality in this story,
and yet, as in all Mrs. Norris's hooks,
. lober common sense.
an unflinching r?cognition of life a- it
:-. Separation, ih" passage of the
?.?r-, 'his is the cure for the poison
that threatened Julia Page's life of
high endeavor with ultimate failure
and that, too, may be true. It cer?
tainly is sufficiently true to justify
the happy ending of this intensely
readable novel.
THE GOLDEN BCABECROW.
THE ' ? ? ' HOT l
II. I)
Imaginative, tenderly understanding,
teeming with touches that mu t bring
? l'y leaihr of t'"is hook sum"
i wistful reminiscence of his own child
i hood, these chapters are grouped
about that inviaible presence, felt by
all infancy, which once we u-ed to call
the guardian angel, but wh.'h Mr.
Walpole simply calls "Him." Some chil
dren tell elaborate tales o;' their ad?
ventures with this presence: it is very
real to them. To others it is inner
mine than a reassuring consciousness
is, in ?! ' dark. Still others
recognize in it their mentor, for, in its
beginnings, conscience seems to come
rom without rather than from with?
in. And to yet other children it ?< a
power to he defied and denied. Of
is Mr. Walpole's li'tle girl who
born wicked and hard; and. in a
more direct way, the English boy who
:- no? a "rotten kid," who "had fol?
lowed his father in the rejection of all
? ntimi nl ;? - un-English," hut who also
"from the first had hinted, 'n iur
prising, furtive, agitating momei ?
ition. hidden, romantii
" Sometim is "He" leaves chil
dren soon after he ha? accompanied
them into this world to
He may surrender his
place to a mother, seeing that he is
not needed. Hut always lie drifts
gradually, to reappear only, con?
soling or reproving, warning or pro?
". at moments of childish crisis.
There are twelve children in thi?
book, one for each of the first twelve
There are only rhil
Iren, and children set apart in large
families the sensitive pial
hardy growths. There are children of
the poor and of the rich, with their
?s and their aunts m the rial
world that lies adjacent to but rarely
ipa the mysterious world of child
Not always will Mr. Walpole
carry each of his readers with him.
but, I I we begun by saying, somewhen'
in this book each of them will
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'in-'-fhinir of h!?? childish self,
long forgotten and of the long for
if i o ? fai "" d.i> .
LITTLE Miss GBOUCH.
r?toi ? il ? > ?????!?? H.
-ii. ? v .a r I
:
12 n ? . I "
A ? rai voyage ha* become
: a prim loi ? - mood
?ill, on?- hopea, return some ?lay, and
no doubt, ?? ny igei i trill read
lure *n hav?- of young
amid ' he dang ? ' . . mines
and ? bmarin? - Meanwhile, her?
Mr. Adams -?.'?i .. comedy of mil
i n day i ??i' pea? e thai
delightful light entertainment ; ?
tie Mias Grouch run roa an.
unwelcome match arranged for her by
a high-handed fathei
fate in her fellow passenger, the mys
.; Smith. II?- helps her
cape the detectives who cr.mc on
board with the pilot boa*, but a vol*
r.nteer chaparon bums up, an?i the
commander <?f the ship receive? hi?
instruction-, by wireless. What are
lis ??'??al lifhts in the case? There U
'he ?-. lawyer who has brow
leaten witnesses, Juries and judgee; he
lakes ?i modest retainer of live dollars
to serre the cause of Cupid. It
is all very topsy-turvy and whimsical
end irresponsible end pay and high
?pirited, and Little Miss Grouch is as
captivating and imperious and mis?
chievous ai a young American heirs -
to he in the comedy whose
heroine she is. The book m good fun,
list 'he ?' , ' sunny s? n?
timenl enl ??!' a happy future.
GODS MAN.
COD?MAN ?
trd. I . M ' a .- - l . o.
hi? ? . . rill ?Tn
.
Mr. Bronson-Howard's ambition he.s
, o'erleaped it-elf. and falls because his
j indictment of society is bastd on noth?
ing more solid than familiarity with
New York's underworld and its upper
Broadway outlet. In addition, he is a
victim of "'he Ruaaiana" of Dostoiev?
sky more by token, it se?m-. Thi t
novelist's philosophy of life is
perhaps best summed up in the French
proverb that "tout comprendre,
tout pardonner." Before one can
understand) one must know. And since
young American disciple of the
. Russian knows nothing of life except
.the one small section of it just speci
the result i> that, not undemand?
ing the true inwardness of its muddle,
he believes that everything can be put
right by being turned upside down. As
a Russian revolutionary the hero of
tl i- book might be understandable. As
ar. American insurgent he is sadly con?
fused and -?????y confusing. The .soul
? ! Detective McKiss seem? to be taken
I direct from the Slav world. And, last
j ly another result of an undige-ted
?study of Ruaaian models the book is
exasperatingly proliw
There remain the pictures of the
underworld, which revolve around the
1 smuggling and sale of opium by out
! wardly respectable citizens at one end,
t ai.d by a woman fence and trafficker in
tl-..- ilru.?,' at the other. She is a Rus?
sian, her companion an exile blinded by
mercury of the Csar's Siberian
-, an anarchist who believes in the
reclamation of society through its
criminal element. There are p""kpock
. ?i professional tangoists, kept
I women and the creatures they keep,
? blackmailers and all the crew who, ac
. ?a rding t?? one view ?f the muddle, are
I the victims of 11 ey are. As
an insurgent Mr. Bronson-Howard is as
yet decidedly immature; as a novelist
he shouM learn to prune his work.
THE TRAU. OF THF HAWK.
THE TTtAII, ?>K T'li: HAWK A ?>?nn"
: I.'- !.. ? III U
i; MS, Harpei ? B ?
Mr. Sinclair made his d?but with a
clever little comedy <?f New York lif.\
, "Our Mr. Wrenn." His second story i*
planned on a large scale, in the mod
<-rn manner, beginning with the child?
hood of his hero, the son ot* Scan?
dinavian immigrant! born in Minne?
sota, end ending with hi? marriage,
which, of course, suggests th? poS
- bility of i sequel,?even of a trilogy,
ifter the pre ?"???' mode in our I
Mr. Lewis makes, however, no an*
? ol any i neh intention, in
p t he succeeds, and in part he foils.
ttles m New
York with the tirm determination of
gathering moss, the interest drops, the
? i the authoi draws out this
econd part of the book to executive
i length.
Ilowiver, this young N'orse-An-.' r
ican, uncultured, imperfectly edueated,
leaves a fresh-water eotlogO to make
1 his v.-ay in the world as paekor In a
[department store an?! chauffeur in Chi*
:ond juvenile in a tent
which he leave- on account of a threat*
ening entanglement with the leading
' lady, as helper in a Bowery sal?
a tationary engineer on he P
i anal, and again in a Mexican
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