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Was Kin Charles Murdered?

Charles I and Cromwell : an essay, by G. M. Young. (Rupert Hart Davis. 7s. 6d.) Reviewed by C. G. MORTIMER IF anyone thinks that enough has been written about Charles I ia the......

Jerusalem

• in our =countryside MODERN artists painting religious subjects tend, understandably, to succumb to the prevailing spirit of the times. Their work seems to reflect the material......

Bland And Gentle Humour

Oddly Enough, by Paul Jennings : Iniroduced by Beachcomber. (Reinhardt and Evans. 8s. 6d.) W HY are all British humourists of the tap rank—Catholics ? Jennings in Wonderland......

A Man Who Disliked Almost Everybody

Hadrian the Seventh, by Frederick Roffe (Baron Corvo). (A reprint in the New Phoenix Library. 7s. 6d.) Reviewed by FR. C. C. MARTINDALE, SJ. A. J. A. Symons's Quest for Corvo......

Professional Prayers

A JOURNALIST'S PRAYER TO ST. FRANCIS DE SALES By REV. A. GILLE S I. Francis, dear patron of a harried tribe, grant us thy protection. Bestow on us, thy servants, a little more......

Conferences By Mgr. Hallett The Alumni Of Wonersh...

welcome The Priest—Friend of Christ, by the late Mgr. Philip E. Hallett ID. J. Murphy), a collection of the " points from a little notebook " which the "Old Man " used for the......

Plumbing Into The Depths?

The Mystery of Being. I. Reflocti on and Mystery, by Gabriel Marcel. (The Harvill Press. 15s.) Reviewed by the MASTER OF CA MPION HALL THE publication of Gabriel Marcel's......

The Man Who Made The Musketeers

Alexandre Dumas, by A. Craig Bell. (Cassell. 30s.) WHETHER this scholarly bio graphy " and study," by an admirer, of Dumas pere will contribute to a revival of interest in the......

Theology By A Woman

The Universal Character of Christianity, by A. K. Clarke (Faber and Faber. 8s. 6d.) Reviewed by BERNARD PRENTIS ONE of the minor disadvan tages, perhaps, which we suffer as a......

The Starling Has Its Faults . .

It's noisy and it's quarrelsome DURING the past six or eight weeks we have been afflicted with starlings. Our (comparatively) peaceful little coterie of tits, chaffinches,......