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THE SUN, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 1914.
CRITICAL REVIEWS OF THE BOOKS JUST ISSUED
FOR SALE AT ALL BOOK STORES
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"THE. TTGT-TT TPACK V WAKEFltLD I
m HOT ti:mMf
rvo cttMiHisci ciintsTUAS hooks
BETTY'S VIRGINIA CHRIST.
By MOLLY ELLIOT SEA WELL
'our illuntrnUon in color tv urnru i
SoHlrn. I'iw 1'norntnm. Hitl cloth,
decorated In arccn unit onld JI M) ntl,
A Mntiitinrn fnrv Hint I'lirrin 111" Irlli
nlrlt ol CI1rlHtn.n1 t llif hi'tiri ir V.",1!"'
mul old. I'll llii- Mltii- of Dixie llilillot
Ihi-rc Im 11 rotit of fi-(lvn tlniiri, i-nri
tiiornliiir fox-hunt, mul uplniwl f"t" or
tiirkny, uxK-imic, nnil lli" ollii'r iIpIIi IoMh
illHlift for whlrh Viritltilu cook ami Ir-
eltiln rirniH nni riitiitiy iumioiim
ULYSSES S. GRANT
By GENERAL CHARLES KING
21 illiHtrntlnna, Octmn Hurl;, -
nrf llulf (run, J.Vihi nrt I ,
Tills iii'W voliitno In tin- Trn I . ,
.mil llltnr Scrli'-t N Hie vvnrl . ,
licriilliirlv Mtteil In iIcmI With i
only (irnnt thi- fpni-ml, l,m ( .
timn. mul Krant tin I r .it I t . .1
nltli tin- .ilnn reirnr.l I r ir' i
HfllTll"! Illl '111- MllUllil .ii l
ESSAYS, POLITICAL AND
OUR SENTIMENTAL GARDEN By charlemacne tower, i.ld.
By AGNES and EGERTON CASTLE I U'uXt' , H'
u.rciri (11 culnr hy I'httrlr lloliitimn I ami l' lurmanu
llrnrl nnil liul pttci' nntl iirrnriint, iijmn ,( ,f, , Vr,Uiar rjlr
Thla Ix.f.t. U t, mIiO.M il.'llL'hl. Ill to. I nlth
iho illume nml fjiiii'ii' of iniiilpn-lovpr
llio nii'horo h.iw rnuitlit tin- tioti1 of
familv III'. In a plctiiri!iUB old KiitflMi
di'lllnir Iiith itroun-iiim ami children
llr i,ir'H out or Honrs, mm wiiph: iiru
and nnlm.ils mid lee mid (lowers heroine
of 11 inot human coinradeshlti
l"..nvs llMlll Vlt'il Rlllliel ' n-
Krenft llifiiren in 1 in dliO'ii i
Mhl deinar I instant iitetiiMii
vxllllie widely rend for Ms mi .r
lallnns In the llirht or Ilie pre
ilir'i.il 1 ntulltlnnt
A HERO OF
fff Imve u .stirprlsltiB lioro In Kllnnr
MordJiint'H slory of "HoIlnn" (John
Lime Company) When W tiller I'.el
laniy wim S e;irt old liln mnther'si "'
lni; inaehlne took to work.HR In 1111 'i -cfntrle
nnd ahstird manner, whereupon
W'nltcr removed the needle, turned It
half way round and rectored It to rs
place, with the eonxcipu nee that ft"
machine Immediately re.unied tin ad
mirable, the llawlet-.s hervlce Rtiarant-e 1
by the aKent who had s-oM It. WalterV
act wan considered In the domes'llc cir
cle as IndicatltiK a mechanlcnl ln;u;rt
Bmounting to senltin, hut the explana
tion really wan that Walter had meddled
with the needle the day before, curious
to Mie what the effect would be of turn
Inn It tlio wrotiK way, and ko had known
readily how to correct the errant to
tlon, the inirlohlly in iiuertlon luivlnic
Walter was Kitted with mtali iinaiti
nation, and he was h humbii; of the llit
water. lie frlglitored hlmelf when he
was out at twllisht on the wild mniir
with little Jane. Irwin and was moved
to announce nt fie top of his vole
that the headless demon known to fre
quent that locality had espied thctn and
had entered immediately upon a de-
Irrmlnnrl t.iipult Al Mw cli.m. 1 meo .
CAWYOK f rem-
X. TtO!-.13 ,
(mac 7rr i ro-Aii )
1 'LXT.T.st-rort-t.o-n f-vo-ym.
mnnhers of th tmpoveriK'ied nristoc-
ine. however, when he told the minister racy.
r.heims." by "Tii.im.is Ir.ir-Ul.sby," with from many nml l.s co American that it
.ilii.stratlons liy Ch.trl I'olkanl. The, will I'.iim to be explained to
folio form which in needed fur th
and I? pent to ui by Director Toshlo
Klnoshlto, with the Intimation that It is
,ild by Kd y and Walsh, at Yokohama.
ShnnKhal, Slncapore and other pictur
esque portf. The compilers have studied
their llaedekers well, they provide nil the
ijcnernl Information, the opecinc direc
tions for travellers, tho detailed maps
and city plans, to which llardeker has
accustomed u, but add besides n mam
of Information nbout customs, statistics
and economic matters that Increase the
value of the guides, and u very law
number of superb pictures from photo
graphs. Tho first volume "Manchuria
and Chosen" covers Japan's new con
tinental possessions, and also provides,
all ivedful directions for reachtnc the
country overland from Kuropc. The. -ec- ,
ond volume, "South Western Japan."
has a lotiu Introduction, eontalnltut on'
l.ne.s of history, nrt and most things
that the traveller will want to know.
he third volume. ".Vortb Kastern Ja-'
nan " completes the survey A fourth
olume promled soon on "China" will
probab.y bo even more Interesting '''
important, for a Chinese Hncrikcr must
have many surprises.
The merit of Thomas W. Corbln'a
little "Aircraft. Airships. Aeroplanes"
(David McKny, riilladelphla) Is that
the author explains plainly the few J
f II tulil Minn int nrliieliiles involved ro that i
th tinteebnleal reader liny form a I'alrl
Idea of what Inventors have, accom
plished nnd are ftrlvltiK for. Ilecent
events may mako the nuthor modify
his statements about German Inactivity
with heavier than air machines.
Unusual interest attaches to Warren
THE PRACTICAL BOOK OF
OUTDOOR ROSE GROWING
By GEORGE C. THOMAS. Jr.
D6 perret tf production in full-rotor of
nil inrhUm of ronrn. ttrtivn i lotli In
ii hox f4.00 nrt I'ottiiar citrtl
The ro-e.over ami the ro.e-Rrower 1 fiom th" lt niltlinrllles.
should ! keenlv Interested in this beau- I
I Kill nml I'oiiipiPlieiislvn book on rs.
Tho exiiufslte llliitrallons and Reneral
iittrnctlveiiess of th volnne nial.e It a
iirni tiial eift-book for any una enitased !
hi (lower-) ultiire
HEROES AND HEROINES OF
By WILLIAM S. WALSH
lliill morocco. 3.no ntl I'mlmr r m
mt nin inn compiled win in'
diameters and famous unities In i ,.r
novels, roiiian.')'-., poer.s, and i.i l(
The-n nre c lasspieil, nnnlyred, an I r ,.
eiii anil siipitieinettien nun runtJOM
By ELIZABETH ROBINS PENNELL
Illustrated by JOSEPH PENNhLL
Utir ii liO' thif fine tale.
BUFFALO BILL AND THE
: By EDWIN L. SABIN
I 'Ibis new volume In Till' T!
lll.i;its HI'.IIII.s Is nn Inspiring w n
derdil story of the ndwiiturts or n '
liiriiii th.. rotnanile ilnvs wlti.it I.u ' .
(Di'ur v'iiioh I lo. iM'rn(ions from j tll liei;iin his ndventurous career ih
Mhi'uriiplm Qunrto, Inittmr i', :n nit pxiitlni ilavs of tin Ovrrliiutl inil' l
An Intimate iwrsonnl leeord In text nml I ;y l-tn- ami tit,. I), .wo..il ( ,
in plr direct (h lives of Hip linnoii- author j lllustniDsl . i r
and nrtlst in the i lty wIiosh recent story
will be to many nil nbsoluti Miriirlse Mr i Children will Iniiah nnd dream o ir
I'entiell's iliiistriitinus, made especially -rt ir iiri'i-in nri
for litis volu are llio i:reatest ho has 1HL LULKUU LLULtS.
;"' """" IBy MRS. MOLESWORTII
lie pi vopinieii Till srillfr.S T '
f Illl. Kill S l. I H Ulls, is one of f
' In- s hiorn s
i i ,. nii i lt.it m
'ti' In Wi.i. lir i- I I), nre to c
ininn wi'h M iri'i i Kirus notni
il n ' i 1 1 "i s ai.it ir lni unni i
and heiuulul billing ill red. Hold ii'
who' il .' nrl ' f-i(e i Jlra
COLONIAL MANSIONS OF
rtflADVI IMn I nn AUADH in di,it'hil..l
limn I limu iiuu ii mL. wr oeti. It Ii . n
Dv JOHN MARTIN HAMMOND
l.,m,lrd rdiion printed Irnm tJP- irhieh 'J''' "'!''"" ..".!,
him l,.m diHlriUutrd With il". ill , f', il ,, . nl
tons t)etti' In a hnr J.iOonr ''' ,
ope rjtrit. !
handsome volunie wlmh will ilelluM i .
all lovers of Hi,., editions I nilorni In, TUC ROMANCE OF THE
i.n.l nrl.o ..III. .ll...t In II... I.tttill... ' ilie fWllimiVyU VI lilt.
Kiiilion s-.-rles n'j of which are now out ;
tf print nml nf n premium 1
THE MYSTERY OF THE
By Dr. G. GRIFFIN LEWIS
I'rnnfi in rnlnr and .10 full-pnar p.ir..
IM ro ml ''iWnir rxtrn
This elia'luiiii" liook s eonipiel nith
itiforitiaiitin nml no out should hm runs
w Hlit" t Ps ,'ilil
By A. RADCLYFFE DUCMORE
lllimlmtrd irith phntoariiphf ? VI
I'tintnuc e rtrn
The mcii "in 1'enNer Is one ..r n
interest inu' native .tnii'inls Mr ln
tolls eM-rviblni; w.trth knowim- .
tliein, ami till" new w oris will il.
tlii. Htay-nt-lionie as well ns tl,. i ,
donr man It is profuielv illn
wpli Mr. l)uinor' reinarkub'" t
Holiday Catalogue Mailed on Request
Ihut he lletl he wae merely advents UK I N" ruder ond sba.'lner a Rentlem in
himself: after he had been ltieaed out is dltoovernble than rinncls tlale In this twelve larce co.ornl pictures fcivc.s am
by an adult and muscular worshipper i compelling and thoroushly lntvrestlim I'le opportunity for typoRraphical ilit.-, for us decerves much credit
who handled him with no gentle hand ho story. It was Gale who Informed Uel- p'ny with the text of Harhams pucm. a noted Hoston Institution, the or
was proud on lenrnlnp of the general lnmy that Rentlemcti said 'In Bin" or The composition and the coloring of I jianir.ulon that took the place of the
opinion among the congregation to tho 1 "start" lattuid of "commence" (oh. Dr. tho pictures are good ami the artist has Great Organ In maintaining Iloston's
c fsa,Aritn'n 'Ki.l oruinc nnil loo
foreigners. Drnsslnir" (M. T ISicbnrdson Company. ' ijk
A man wh.. will visit Grand Hanlds. ' NVw VnriO. Tlu author addresses the mmm-,TT "V Hi fl IS A TVt17
i-ltv nml tlnnlhnl t lr..r,nnnt mrphnnlc who mils' make Br I K. I I rr I 1 .111 1 VllVir I
everything himself, nnd not tlie factory , js, ,Cmcdc PWII AnPI PH I A
effect that ho had been entered Into by . Johnson ). and "what?" nr
seven devils. We winded as wo read , stead of
that the novelist nail been les.s irslstent
upon Indicating the Staffordshire dia
lect. It Is an Intimidating thing to be
confronted with paves of violent til's
fpelllng; moreover, after all this deter
ring, this painful leston we huve not
the slightest idea how the Staffordchlr
(peech sounds'. I'm another thing, tho
novellt might linvo exercised n less
singular habit In forming her sentences.
Of what should be a sing!" sentence
she makes two or three, while acai'i
Into ono sentence she crowds aw'iwardlv
the material that shuuld e ditrlbut i
union-' half a dozen. This is sheer per
versity, pernicious interference with
what might be a limpid How.
"beg your pardon'
been fairly succssful In his effort to
ruuler the humor of the verses.
1 .. ... m .
conversation they wished to have some- "ioiurr roiio or j.niisn n. .1........"
thing rep ated. Poor iellow! h fe.I "' . ... "l . '"""" "
musical preeminence, has now been !n entertaining reminiscences with practl-
existence for a third of a c.ntury nnd leal Instruction nnu nirecnou. ntmi'i)
. ... . .. I ....i .l ,..n lc.ii.ina nf pnrrience.
i ' vvone ii. two writes us n,Mory j "-' - - ' " .
hand who assemmes mo pieces iimun w uubioiibiw
of'n'eariy sixty years ami ln!rprH ,
in "Tho HoMnn Sympliony Orcho.tra
fiom his rstate; he was a survival: ho lK' l,- A drier, illustruted w '.h ; , Houghton Mifflin Company.) It hap-
was addicted to brandy. It is interest- v,n,";n 'ltv ',ri!w11,"! b ,1,e I pens, too, that this year marks the com
ing to hoar him talking
supper at nltcrs
nilg'ht be ii gentleman
Prench: no one could
... .u ...1 ...... .Ir
anyn.ing .-i ) . rt.n ""'"",''"": Illustration In many of them.
l-.liglisn. Iliis was iruuiiui u.i.t )..-. . hlll.mllllr k,(IPV nf ,,.,, mi ue
id V.i :ct lifter " I"" t pioitnn or elgrt years of I fc for Major
Thu h utnri' la rnthi.r wlinrf nnil "Jills .. ....
expense. "Yuu nenry u lilgglnson. the founder nnd
when you speak 1:ire The p ctu.es aro , H,HH(, , f , ori.,,stril, T!l()
mistake you for Intercs Ung. but the ar Us has . ffects allllu,r R flf
illlU PilllUU 111 IIIHI14 HUH 1
such Is the honest tall; of u gentleman'
- s iiu t.iiies, Walter's reply ! vigorous
riithrr than surprising. "Well. I'.l bo
damned!" sas Walter. A shilling's
worth of brandy mndo n d.iference
lligginsou and his fondness for music,
he mves some account of earlier Instru.
.limit:.! r.fr..rfc l.i tK...l. I.A lm
once had by Joht, Galsworthy is pub- v) lt-,,M1.m, r tb(. j,Pmlols.sohn
Ilshetl under the till "Meniori. s. ' ., ,, ,,, . ,,
....(. ...... ..'. ii criurs uurt II III il-ll
iiibi'iit the Symphony orchestra from its
b'Pinnlntrs in J sst under George Ilen-
('barlis Scribnir's Sons. It will ap
peal to every one who ever owned a
d"g. The pictures, of which there urn
twenty-eight, four in color, are by Maud
ll'irl and .no Vfry good. She has caught
the characteristic attitudes wonderfully
with Prrintls Gale; 'he truth of wln
As the story goes on wo discover th.lt l'"- "-'I5'" w"s l'lfl'y -he I"0 1,s
tt'nltoi' lliillmtit' Intt rntriti rttnliln murnr till' Sober triltll. I lie I Til Illl UOCS HO.
or transforming h mself. He is stingy , seem to have affected his morals, but itxu.n; ,er little dog Is a real dog ami
nnd cautious, he Is generous anil reck- cut up his stomach dreadfully. ' u lovablo one,
less. lie Is an actor playing different I A moving part of tho story relates The ,orj. tlmt brought fame to J.
.aa ...! t,...r.,rA ,.. ..-Ill, H I ll.rt il..ith it Krnncis Gale In a garret, r ItfirrlA "A Wlnil.wi In Tlirnma" l.s
nt... nn ...,Kii,.n ,tn... Mn. i. .t. I . . nf ...l.lli .it 1r..mt of the incon- . UU... In v...1l.l.. .l....u l... fl. .!..., idlrector.. oUiiti or simply members.
hills Ui nil ininn nun, uui, iu ui; iiitn uu- j - i.-i-t n n nm iiivpn j imi n i ... . ,
taken for the moulded, inflexible stage slderublo parts of It which were not , Kcrlbner's Honif. with eleven color.d I c" 11 elr 'rm o r serv Ice. an d a lso lists
sihel. It Is a straightforward, temner
ato account of nn enterprise that has
greatly advanced music in the Pnlt'd
States, besides lifting Boston up Into
n higher sphere of Its own. At the end
are lists of the musicians who have
taken part In the orchestra, whether as
pictures by A. C. Michael.
Is very attractive. Tho pictures aro
of all the compositions the orchestra has
In her search for Western meth-
The nuthor has put a great deal of him
self Into his book.
In issuing a fourth edition of Joseph
C. Horner's "Prnetleul Iron Founding"
(Whlttuker and Company; D. Van
NYtstr.ind Cotnpar.j ) the matter con
tained in tho tlrst edition has been
doubled. Tho many changes in the in
dustry have been noted and the book is
a thoroughly up to date manual of
Hrltish methods. Much that It contains
Is of general application, of cnure, but
a certain proportion of the information
must be modllled by students who have
to do with American methods and
Technical Instruction In the craft of
weaving reeds Is provided by Mary Miles
Tilanchard in "The Huskelry Hook"
(CharleH Scrlbner's Sons). Krom thp
Illustrations we Judge that more stress
Is put on the weaving of artistic mats
and baskets. They certainly should
encourage taking up this form of fancy
work. The author attends strictly to
business In her directions nnd thinks
tho craft should be taken up In tho
figure of nowadays. Walter Is one occupied by stored second hand rurni
thlng up :n the mills In Staffordshire, tun was eighteen pence n week. Wal-
Ile runs In a silk fnctnrv. earrvinrr ur ivnu line nt this luncture after sev- vlirorous and irood: the best aro the
threads from end to end of an alley, oral years of being anything but lino 'lino Scottish fares, which look like wis which might help her Japan , ninnunl training schools,
Up and down, barefooted, during long and so was the Lady Victoria Ml. tie. ' portraits. It Is ns pleasant a IiolIiJ iy j l1"3 lAntcntxi witn the greatest care the Two little business directories come
hours a horrible, devastating employ- whose life was nn unlntemip'ed period gtft as nny one could wish for. German processes for securing In- to us from the J. D. Sheldon Company,
mem. the victims If they are fortunate iiovotlon to tho memory of Gale and It is good to know that tho long set I creased business efficiency. An example Xew York. One, "Sheldon's Buyers'
enduring to the, age of 19 years. It i t(, religion. Wadr's last transforma-' of fairy bonks by Andrew Latin Is 1 "f what and how much she has learned Reference Book," contains lists of per
took the discerning Waller less than a 1 i,.s cheerful abandonment f I" he Issued at a cheaper price, though niay he seen in the iidmlriiblo "Ollldal sons engaged In dealing In cotton.
week to dissociate h mself fiom this riches together with what else was priuttd from tho same plates ami With uitl" to I.astern Asl I" In three volumes, woollen, silk, linen and fancy g iods; th
fatal occupation. A distressing part of men,iy uttering and artificial; his ib-i'l the original pii-tuns. The two v. til
th story describes n strike In which u,rmmed procedure, third class, to thu nines at hand, "The (Hive l'alry Book"
Walter was a leader. The sensitive ,,iu,P.,i town of his earlv days;' and "The Bed Bi.tk of Hi roes" il.uiig-
render will hurry through the account . , iroptioii'ite nbasement at the feet I mans, Grc en and Company), will satisfy
ill. iii.7r.i w iiii.ai Jit 1- .'illll' 1.1.1' .
A book of real anil Individual merit,
nere; If in his sens tiveness lie slioultl ... ,..., ,.,,. i,enutv nnd con
omit It altogether wo should not blame "','.. hn. nr.,. t10 loving Hush
wi-iiiti! ii.. Imnirlnnr fnp vr n r. nrtK i
... ',.. ' .' .lane ns she sum
M.ro iiiaiweu srover ere e.M.KKeraiio.i. . charlntan-wU are Miro the gen
even abnormal and grotesque fancy. g'" -' ., ,., t.t.tKi, f
Walter was handsome. Half of him I remh-r w U H'Piovo the finish or
I una excellent sutiy.
,.' nfi,itiirlni; words of that will delight every boy w ho Is fond
T ".irreserJthls of out of door ,1. Is A. BadclyfTe Dug-
which Is is-suetl by the Imperial Jap. , other. "Sheldon's Kxpnrt Trade," gives
nnese Government Bnllways, Toklo, the names of buyers for foreign houses.
No one can tire of Charles DU'kens'H
1 ,v Christinas Carol." and If It Is got
up In a form at nil suitable It always romance, lie took the trouhlo to apply
mikes an acceptable holiday gift. This his great skill as a photographer to il-
moiOH "The Roman. of tho Beaver
(J. B. I.lpplticult Company), with Its j
remarkablo Illustrations, Tin beaver In i
the I'nltL'd States is fast becoming as'
extinct as the buffalo, ho onco plajed!
n great part In the stories of the woods, j
Mr. Dugmoro'rt story of the beaver's
life nnd ways1 Ik as Interesting as any
wns of Prench descent. He had small
Kllc.ulty in acquiring considerable
pieces of the Prench language. When
he got to London he hardly hesitated
In undertaking to tcuch Prench to cer
tain daughters of the people. We doubt
if the value of his Instruction was moro ,,..,1.,, n., accentabln
i nan ins iiiuuei.ne I'mime, which was Vl,ar Arthur I. Keller lias tl'lcil ills uaiiu uisiruio win ouok, miner glial uinicui
nlxpenco an hour. H.s athletic person fit' Illustrating the .-tory with fair sue- i lies. Hn tells about these, too, and they
wns valuable to h m; it was worth his 'r(lu(1. j,e ),ns avoided the supernatural ' uro fully as exciting ns hunting adven
whllo to keep himself ."fit," nnd we nxuetlior nud his Scrooge Is n more lures. There are a great many pic
must applaud his self-restraint when ',.,,. si,aie anil Bob Cratclut a more turcs of the beaver In nctlon which,
he was kissed bv Ada, his landlady's ipriouYono than tradition adtnlls. The even with the explanation, would seem
enamoured daughter, after the evening's 'ro.m , good, however, ami often Impo.islble to take,
dissipation of roller skating. Ills rapid i..ri. have tho right DUkcnBi
rifiiiwou iu lll' i;ieui i.oimon silli Wlire-
houso Is Interesting to read about; It u.m ,.,,ihee illustiator this year ex-
takes tho reader's bieath awav to find ' ,,rcs,M i,.s fancy on Shake-' peai e's "A
nun uiiowiiiK owl titiitni ins nriiii.ini op- ti,iK,lmmer Night s Jiream" (llenry
touch. (David A.clCay. Pliiladelphin.) HELPFUL INFORMATION. !
portunltles in the silk bus ness in order ,jolt lU,,i company). The large quarto
to be a figure In n 'homily parlor" In bl70 lH tlu occasion for a very beautiful
the Bond Mreet neighborhood, I typographical page. W. Heath ltobtn-
V.'e ;ve '.Vulter trnnsformed from ii pictures In color urn charming
business voting man to an m-thele from
nn everyday figure, commonplace, with
u stick ami a pipe (tho black and tan
dog is omitted), to a guenery yalle'ry,
Grosvernor Gullet y sort, who could do
It Is plain Journalism that Julian
Street offers tho rentiers of "Abroad nt
Homo" (Tho Century Company), the ac
count of a railroad trip across tho
country, lingering longest, fortunately.
sou s pictures in coior inn nun iiuiik in wie nviro prosaic stieicn nriween inn
decorative deslgnu of fairy forms and Alleglianles and the Itocl.ies, The many
landscape; those In black nud whlto pleturen by Wallace Morgan are clever
sii tii to do studies in compo'ltlou, with and seem to ho dashed off as hastily us
llgures that nre strangely wooden, for tlio text. The language Mr. Rtieet uses
hero Is no such stiffness In the colored u tho unconventional llngllsh of dally
crystal gnz'ng nnd dnvnto run down ' pictures. Tho artist limits himself al- life, tho Incidents he describes tire the
indies by power of the "new thought.'. ost wholly In the Poetic nu t of the trivial liniiiiemngs every one nit-els In
k nnu iicnuiiruiiy lining ciotues, cut
exactly to their purpose, precisely suit
ablo In shade and texture. Walter
swims, In has feminine and neurotic
London at Ins feet, when presto! he
p turns to buslnesr. discovers, how to
rutike t.lk out of a vegetable growth
nml exalts himself fur above tho major
1 y if in inn. ml. He glitters, he sheds
uUl, ho tn'liialla and snubi ttndcr
play; the farce ho neglects save for tho ordinary travel, the places lm visits tire
llgures of Bottom's companions, which mostly pro-Mile, his outlook Is that of the
nte admirable, ilinr.ieteili.ai Ions. They common business traveller and his de
make us regret that the artist did not scrlptlons of individual men nnd instl-
give as mui'h attention to the players tutlons verge on the tone nf ndvi rtlsing
ns In his mci'h'tnleal Puck, It Is u very
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THE 7th EDITION
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