24 OCTOBER 1952, Page 16

I walked into the Library and what do you think

I saw ?

In the section marked Biography twelve books on Bernard Shaw.

0 happy Uncle Bernard ! 0 enviable fate ! Was ever any dramatist so truly up to date ?

No wonder that imposter incurred your noble rage:

He -had to wait for Nicky Rowe, he was not of an age. ,.. The:man who has a grain of sense will have his good things now: And your three hundred thousand- odd were pretty good, I vow. But Time the Tester shakes a sieve whose meshes hold but few, And ere a century be past what will become of you,

Uncle Bernard 2. PUMA MORA.