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Collected Poems, 1897-1907. By Henry Newbolt. (Nelson.. la fld. net.)—Very

many readers, old and young, will be. glad to know of this cheap reprint of a number of Sir Henry Newbolt's best and moat familiar poems. We say " old and young-" advisedly. No living poet—not, we tbinlr, even Mr. Kipling—is so popular in the schools aa.Sir Henry Newbolt, whose " Drakeis.Drum," " Vital. Lempada,"

The Fighting Temoraire," and other pieces are daily learned by thousands-of children, and will thus be handed on to posterity.