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dern: Misanthrope" straight from life-from realize that up in London he was forgotten; the small-town life which, for literary stimulanot even the waters of the Pump Room could tion, "has the Big City stuff knocked into a ease that hurt. So Quin ate and drank and cocked hat." She doesn't claim to have grumbled himself into eternity, where I'm sure created the Emma of the story, since she finds he jeers at the laudatory rhyme which the Emmas on every door-step. While bringing up hypocritical Garrick composed for the tablet her two children, Mrs. Gould is finding time to to his memory." Mr. Skinner was on his way write a novel drawn from experiences of several to Cornwall when he stopped off two days years ago in New York City, where she went at Bath, to find a city re
to study stage dancing, fusing even to be Vic.
and ended as assistant to torian, remaining obstin
a magazine editor. ately Georgian to this day. He didn't play there, and
Did you take issue with he states that they
Professor William Lyon wouldn't have understood
Phelps on the subject of him if he had, because they
cats? A writer in the are incapable of under
Statesville Daily of Statesstanding any one who
ville, N. C., finds a differdoesn't wear the periwig
ent explanation for the and patches of the time of
cat's habit of spending "an George the Third. The
eight-hour day by a ratarrival of the motion-pic
hole, where in the dim ture and the automobile
neolithic past he captured caused Bath to “shudder
a little mouse. This is and apply its nose to its
no sign of the cat's intelscent bottle," but did not
lectuality, he believes. serve to bring it any nearer
"Selfishness selfishness into the present time.
alone-motivates this be
havior. He parks by the The intimacy between
rat-hole to gratify his senSir Sidney Colvin, Lady
ses. He would rather do Colvin, and Mrs. Robert
that than anything else. Louis Stevenson finds ex
In all likelihood he is a pression in much of the
slave to that rat-hole, is published correspondence
drawn to it by instinct, of R. L, S., but little has
the attraction being irrebeen known up to this
sistible when his morale is time'about the friendship Otis Skinner as Sancho Panza
low." of Henry James and the Stevensons. The famous
Mrs. Adeline Adams, English critic recalls incidents explaining it, and who used to write for "The Field of Art,' also presents hitherto unpublished letters of has pleasant things to say of its present editor, Mrs. Stevenson, a second series of which will Royal Cortissoz, in a letter to a recent numfollow in the April number, and will tell of ber of The New Republic. "If there be any their life in the South Seas.
one critic who really knows more than Mr.
Cortissoz about architecture, sculpture, and Theda Kenyon appears for the second time painting, lead us to him, or her," she writes. in SCRIBNER's. She lives in Brooklyn, and "The author of 'American Artists' may fairly writes poems frequently for the magazines. be called a unique figure in our letters. Few Lately she has turned her attention to short- if any of our critics of art have brought to story writing.
the day's work, year in, year out, such wealth
of mind as is his by native gift, by broad and "The family was my own. I mixed them all unremitting study, by travel, and by fortunate up to make a good yarn.". Frances L. Gould personal contacts with men of creative power says she drew the material for “Marcus Mad- in the three arts."
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