19 MAY 1917, Page 16

In Good Company. By Coulson Kernahan. (John Lane. ffs. net.)—Mr.

Kernahan writes pleasantly in this book of friends so diverse as Swinburne, Watts-Dunton, Whymper, Oscar Wilde, and the Rev. S. J. Stone, who wrote " The Church's One Foundation." Ho pays a fine tribute to Lord Roberta, in whose campaign for National Service he took part. Like every one else who came into contact with that great man, Mr. Kernahan was profoundly im- pressed with his courtesy, his patience, and his abounding energy.