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can poetry :

“O you youths, Western youths, By Lucy Fitch Perkins

So impatient, full of action, full of manly pride

and friendship. Cornelia, the girl who would rather

Plain I see you, Western youths, see you be sorry than safe, is twin sister of

trampling with the foremost,

Pioneers! O Pioneers! ...
Emmy Lou and Rebecca of Sunny-
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All the past we leave behind ;

We debouch upon a newer, mightier world, YOU'LL LIKE CORNELIA

varied world,
Fresh and strong the world we seize, world of

labor and the march,
DAWN
THE BOUNDER

Pioneers! O Pioneers !”.
By Eleanor H. Porter

By Arthur Hodges

When Whitman saw the mountain and
Author of "Just David
A story of apartment house life in New

canyon

wonders of Colorado, he exclaimed, “ More than anyone else Mrs. Porter York. Read it. You will enjoy its humor, “Here I find the law of my own poems !" gives back to us the joy of knowing that its keen psychology, and its deft treatthis is a beautiful world.” Illus. $1.50 net. ment of love. $1.60 net.

The big things in nature filled him with that ecstasy he flings into his lines, that

rapport which becomes one of his unLABRADOR THE DUCHESS

pleasant mannerisms, an all but frenzied DAYS

OF SIONA

succession of exclamations. “ Just as picBy Ernest Goodwin

turesque England lies back of Tennyson," By Wilfred T. Grenfell “For romance and light laughter, for

says Mr. Burroughs, “ craggy Scotland These stories give a remarkable insight delicious mystery and merry adventure

back of Carlyle, so America as a whole, into the daily lives of the fisher folk. Ďr.

thanks be to this new prince of writers." our huge movements, our sprawling, subGrenfell interprets with understanding -Boston Record. Illustrated by Benda. lime, unkempt nature lies back of Walt and sympathy their adventurous life. $1.60 net.

Whitman." $1.50 net.

But even beyond this grandeur of natural ORANGES AND background, and better than this, is the THE OLD GRAY

LEMONS

sanctity of the human body. HOMESTEAD

“For Whitman,” says Mr. Symonds, "the By Mary C. E. Wemyss

body has a mystic value, not merely because By Frances Parkinson Keyes

The complications caused a bachelor of its exceeding beauty and delightfulness,

uncle and a maiden aunt by their wards “ A story of rural life that rings true.

but also because it is verily the temple of afford Mrs. Wemyss unusual possibilities Mrs. Keyes' success places her in the

the divinest of all things we know, the for amusing situations in this delightful first rank of American writers to-day.”

human soul.” story. $1.50 net. Boston Record. Illustrated. $1.50 net.

Into the woof of this vitality are knit DEMOCRACY IN many of the attributes of his optimism and ADVENTURES IN

sympathy, and wefted with his virility is
RECONSTRUCTION the peculiar fabric of his egotism. But in
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temperamental traits there are others not Frederick A. Cleveland

so sanguine. Here and there are signs of a The first authentic story of America's A constructive discussion of our after

morbid pessimism, a slight hint of the successful war against German morale.

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Tennysonian quality in passages of "Out

of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking," with its DEMOCRACY, DISCIPLINE: FIELD AND

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ment.

And it is this man, sometimes brooding, By William Roscoe Thayer

By John Burroughs

this man who realizes things as fundaA brilliant and eloquently written study “A most delightful volume by far the mentally joyous and sweet, the sanguine of the fundamental nature of democracy larger part of which is concerned with his

man, who can be also the choleric old -its doubts and ideals—in the light of studies afield and his discourses ofand with

fellow, irascible under circumstances. the present crisis. $1.00 net. Nature."--Boston Transcript. $1.50 net. Doubtless here, too, is the source of his

stubbornness. Mr. Trowbridge calls the Boston HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY New York characteristic “just plain cussedness." He

held tenaciously to his own opinions, no matter how convincing were the arguments

pitted against him—as numerous of his Walt Whitman (Continued) This head more than churches, Bibles and all

friends and contemporaries had occasion creeds.

to know. ican democracy. It seems a more satisfactory explanation of all the varying phases

If I worship one thing more than another, it Irresponsibility is also in evidence in

shall be the spread of my own body, or any of this, however, to deduce the theory that

many phases. The 1855 edition of " Leaves part of it....

of Grass" is full of errors in type, spellegotism in Whitman rises in a series, or is of three kinds : (1) the autobiographical I,

I hear and behold God in every object. . .

ing, punctuation, and crammed with loose the Walt Whitman of his own personal

In the faces of men and women I see God, and terms. Any one reading the multitudinous environment; (2) the ego that sees with

in my own face in the glass ;

stray manuscripts, letters, and diary jottings

I find letters of God dropt in the street-and himself innumerable counterpart identities,

knows how altogether unorganized and unevery one is signed by God's name.'

formed they are. In both his poetry and “I celebrate myself and sing myself,

The touchstone of Whitman's appeal to prose there is little that can be called conAnd what I assume you shall assume.

European critics, as well as to his compara- struction; grammatical errors, hanging For every atom belonging to me as good belongs

tively few readers at home, is the virility phrases, long passages in most flagrant into you ;''

of his writings. One of his favorite words is coherence, distressingly incomplete senand (3) in all personality the egotism which “ brawn.” Another is “athletic.” He exalts tences, occur with supreme, nonchalance. is a part of God, the transcendental ego, the perfection of the physical. His Utopia There are all the earmarks of carelessness, where each identity becomes intrinsically

is to be a race of stalwart sons and athletic and Walt himself refers to his writings in an ego-theist. This last variety is very daughters vitalized by great free souls. some of his favorite terms—“ random," much a part of Whitman's philosophy and America for him means hardihood and “mélange,” “ hiatus," "haphazard,” “hurleads into many high-handed declarations

strength and vigor and independence. Per- rygrams.' in all of his earlier writings.

haps he has most powerfully expressed From the irresponsible there is but one “Divine am I inside and out, and I make holy this in a sweeping poem translated into step to the unconventional. Always and

whatever I touch or am touched from. ... many languages and by many Europeans everywhere is Whitman swinging free from

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Walt Whitman (Continued) convention, tradition, form. This, as well as his avid eye for the pictorial, may explain the queer garb he affected—the loose gray suit, the broad collar, low opened shirt, the favorite knit coat, the soft slouch

Such records as these will never be old-fashioned. hat.

They belong to a literature which is eternally new It takes only a superficial acquaintance

and eternally young.-The Atlantic Monthly. with Whitman to realize that his gospel is naturalness. Every person has within himself the intrinsic standard for manners, beliefs, government. Look into the tablets of your own personality and live—that is the burden of his writings. Everything for the individual, is his slogan. Whitman

A RECORD OF THE LAST PUSH is never an Anarchist (that in face of some of his “pose” lines, particularly those in

By LIEUTENANT CONINGSBY DAWSON * To a Foiled European Revolutionaire"),

Author of "Carry On, Out to Win,The Glory of the Trenches,etc. nor is he ever a rabid revolutionist ; he is, however, a great deal of an iconoclast.

Third Large Printing. Cloth, $1.25 net. Perhaps one of Whitman's greatest voids “ The letters cover the period of America's active participation in the war, is a lack of humor. Ruskin laments this, beginning with the Spring of 1917. They tell how our allies in the trenches and the consequent incongruity of his writings. It is said that this absence was not

felt when the Yanks actually materialized; and the book ends with the conspicuous in personal contact. Mr. Trow- Germans in full retreat, when the final victory is only a matter of days. bridge in his reminiscences refers to a “Even for a public whose imagination is bruised and stunned with the gathering held in honor of Whitman where

daily discussions of Peace, Reconstruction, Bolsheviks, and the League of the most genuine sociability had been in progress. One of the guests called atten

Nations, time should be found to read these gallant soldier letters." tion to the lateness of the hour, when an

The Atlantic Monthly. other member placed a book before the face of the clock. Mr. Trowbridge sug- War as a Crusade

A Prose Epic of Heroismgested, “ Put · Leaves of Grass' there. No one can see through that.” There was a OUT

THE GLORY general burst of appreciative laughter, TO WIN which Whitman shared with consummate

of the TRENCHES zest. If he had possessed the quality of The Story of America in France

An Interpretation another's view-point or the spice of humor

Fourth Edition. Cloth, $1.25 net

of War as a criterion in consideration of his writings, he might have spared himself some of

“Out to Win' will deepen our

Fourth Edition. Cloth, $1.00 net the ridicule he received and spared us some

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countryman and of the impatience we experience in the jars

enlarge our understanding, and sym

“From beginning to end a happy and bumps of his theories and discomfort pathy for our allies. It will give us a book. It is happy, not because the in his style.

bigger vision and a finer, higher cour

author has escaped suffering or even Whitman's vision carries us through

age to go on, as we must go on until every conceivable experience, the which

we have accomplished the objects for

horror, but because he has grasped we might laud in the name of a superb

which we are fighting.”

something beyond those things." imagination were we carried along by the

-Chicago Daily News.

- New York Times. hypnosis of the mystic. But, the mesmerism failing, there remains much of the ugly,

Still Carrying On-and On! the monotonous, and the absurd in these

CARRY ON: LETTERS IN WAR TIME categories. The uninitiate, in meeting these interminable lists, accuses Whitman of

Now in Its Twenty-first Edition being a good deal of a wastrel, often knowing no economy. His method we attribute “One of the great, eloquent books produced by the war."- New York Times. to sloth, for instead of concentrating, focusing on one telling, suggestive term, he

JOHN LANE COMPANY Publishers NEW YORK fills pages with these endless inventories. Whether Whitman did share with the Orientals this vague mystic strain, or whether,

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local color of the fast life of San Francisco, in his judgment and psychology, will be a Gentleman Ranker (The), and Other of the oil districts, and of the fruit-raising matter for long and productive debate.

Plays. By Leon Gordon. The Four Seas

country is well rendered. And this leads immediately into another Company, Boston. consideration of Whitman's personality in

His Wife's Job. By Grace Sartwell Mason. Gift (The). By Margaret Prescott Montague. regard to his ruling ideas, the motives of

Illustrated. D. Appleton & Co., New York. E. P. Dutton & Co., New York. his poetry, the theses of his prose. These Diverging Roads. By Rose Wilder Lane. The A story of an ebbing faith and its retraits of temperament are the qualities

Century Company, New York.

turn, of an expiring hope and its recovery. that lie back of all of his unusual writings.

This is the story of an ingenuous young It is more than a parable, more than a It is only an arbitrary division that sepa

girl who wanders out into life hoping to prose poem, more than a sermon, yet rates his optimism, his sympathy, his ego

make a way for herself so that she may something of all three—a well-told drama tism and virility, his unconventionality,

marry the struggling young man of her of spiritual experience in which a service sensuousness, and mysticism, from the

heart. She doesn't marry him, but instead of love brings back life to both the rescuer themes he takes for “ Leaves of Grass :">

marries a brilliant scoundrel. The record and the rescued. “My comrade,

of her disillusionment is moving; she de- He Made His Wife His Partner. By Henry For you to share with me two greatnesses-a velops remarkable business ability, and

Irving Dodge. Illustrated. Harper & Brothers, her experience as third one rising inclusive and more resplen

a pupil in a fake” New York. dent,

telegraph school, as a seller of land on in- The author of “ Skinner's Dress Suit” The greatness of Love and Democracy—and the stallments, as an advertisement writer, and has a happy knack of putting optimism and greatness of Religion."

finally as a magazine and newspaper cheerfulness into a story without spoiling Love, democracy, religion—this is the worker, is related with realism. The events the fun by preaching. It was a farmer substance of Whitman's poetry.

take place on the Pacific coast, and the who in this story became prosperous and

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