12 JUNE 1920, Page 17


[To THE EDITOR or THE " SPECTATOR."] Sin,—With regard to your paragraph in the issue of June 5th on the Louth disaster, and your reference to Charles Reade and to George Eliot, I think that there is an even more graphic and vivid description of a flood in George MacDonald's Sir Cibbie, a work of singular charm.—I am, Sir, Ac.,