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The Earl, Of Derwentwater

Why did the Stuarts fail to win? Fr. GODFREY ANSTRUTHER, 0.P. NORTHERN LIGHTS: the story of Lord Dervvenhvater, by Ralph Arnold (Constable 25s.). W HEN people tire (if they ever......

Chronicle Of The Local Fields

By Michael Oakley VALLEY ON THE MARCH, by Lord Rennet! (Oxford University Press, 42s.). T IME was when the compilation of local history was almost exclusively the province of......

'the Only Real City'

A SECULAR JOURNAL, by Thomas Merton (Hollis and Carter, 15s.). A SOMEWHAT slight book for 15s., but this is not to say that the opinions expressed in it are slight. Certainly......

A Legend Debunked

WOLFE AT QUEBEC, by Christopher Ribbed (Longmans, 21s.). XTOTHING so became General 11 James Wolfe as the manner of his dying at the age of 32 on the Plains of Abraham in 1759......

Pictures In Church: No. 448i N I N Et Eenth Century

Europe followed France in matters of art as once France had followed Italy. In Germany the mood was exactly right for a noble classicism with its roots in Greece and its......

Faith Of Our Grandfathers

By Fr. J. H. CREHAN, S.J. CHRISTIANITY 1 N A REVOLUTIONARY AGE, by K. S. Latourette (Eyre & Spottiswoode, 63s.). H ISTORIANS of the 19th century have steadily grown in their......

Hymns Across The Sea

THE NEW ST. BASIL HYMNAL (Ralph Jusko Publications, Inc. sole selling agents in Gt. Britain: Chappell and Co. Ltd., 21s, 6d.). T HIS is really a most excellent hymn book. My......

Ingenious Legal Puzzlement

SETTLED OUT OF COURT, by Henry Cecil (Michael Joseph, 13s. 6d.). A MAN, surely unique in being physically unable to tell a lie and forced to react to the lies of others by a......

The Latest Books, By Fr. W. J. Randall

New light on the events of Lourdes ORDEAL AT LOURDES: the new discoveries, by Odile De Montfort and John O'Meara (Champion Press Ltd., London and Dublin, 6s. 6d.). H ISTORY,......