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CITY NOTES: THE LATE COLONEL NORTH

... were surely themost unconventional assemblies of the kind ever held. His manner was so brusque that the usual amenities of civil isation were forgotten in .his presence, and, after he had bullied a meeting through the business of the day, it was frequently ...

Published: Wednesday 13 May 1896
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 2506 | Page: 44, 45 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

THE LITERARY┬ĚLOUNGER: L'ART DE DEVENIR AVIATEUR: A BRITISH OFFICER LEARNS TO FLY IN FRANCE

... The Brevet Civil and the Brevet Militaire. Rejecting the school at Buc, nearYersailles, lest the prox imity of the Bou 1 e va r d s should prove a fatal attrac tion, Captain Mellor chose the school at Etampes for taking his brevet civil. The brevet militaire ...

THE LITERARY LOUNGER: A FATAL BLEND OF INDIAN AND SPANISH: THE MEXICANS AND THEIR LEADERS

... strongest man, says Mr. Fyfe (in effect to thc United States), after the British way in India. With a strong army e und him, peace may return to this interesting country very close to bankruptcy and torn by civil war. The Real Mexico. By Hamilton Fyfe. ...

THE CRITIC ON THE HEARTH

... life smoothed for him by school,, university, and the rest he would doubtless have gone to the Bar or passed into the higher Civil Service, and would have ended the usual brilliant career in knighted and pensioned ease. On the other hand, Mr. Raymond continues ...

The Literary Lounger: The Rambling Rabbit

... seaport just in time for lunch. After lunch, this being a football tour, they had a little friendly rough-and-tumble with the United Services. The match was drawn. In a normal way, I gather, they (Leicester) would have won all right but think of their arduous ...

The Literary Lounger

... came across the name of Constance Smedley, and I gather from a publisher's note that she has been spending some years in the United States. In her new novel, The Unholy Experi ment, she conducts the reader from New York to Chicago, and thence through Kansas ...

The Literary Lounger: The Three Dimensions

... the vanloads of harlequin ices, were a few men who went to work juggling with fractions of a farthing, who knew how many units of electricity it took to finish a [Continued overleaf. t FORMERLY MME. IRENE LELBACH THE ARCHDUKE ALBRECHT'S BRIDE. Much interest ...

The Literary Lounger: A New Daniel

... quite enough to make it a complete success. Perhaps it is imagination that fails him in the last resort, not art. The idea of uniting two loving souls, snatched from the bodies they had barely left, is a beautiful one but when the union has to take place in ...

The Literary Lounger: The Man Who Died

... different times she has also taken up decorative painting and gardening. Her recreation is stated as being at sea.*' In the United States Full Circle was called Gin and Bitters In con nection with a Full Circle Mr. Somerset Maugham has issued a writ for ...

The Literary Lounger: Magnolia Street

... The Literary Lounger. By L. P. Hartley. Magnolia Street Many of our better novelists have tired of the individual as the unit of their stories, and here conies Mr. Golding to join them. He has no hero or heroine; his subject is a street, Magnolia Street ...

The Literary Lounger: Butler's Gift

... story of the New Testament. Pilate, old, retired, and living in Rome, tells his friends his experiences in Judaea. As a Roman Civil servant, it was his duty to keep the peace but he had been advised to meddle as little as he need in religious matters. When ...