11 JUNE 1920, page 17

Suggestive Names In Fiction. [to The Editor Of The "

SPECTATOR."] Srs,—A correspondent of yours writes of " Dr. Pillgrave " in Trollope's novels as a " happy invention." So I thought it until I came across it in Lytton's Eugene......

The Louth Flood.

[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,......

Thanks.

[TO THE EDITOR or THE " SPECTATOR."] Szz,—Can you spare space for this note on a " thankful" dog ? A few years ago I had a most intelligent fox-terrier, who slept in a basket in......

The Buzzard.

[To THE EDITOR or THE " SPECTATOR. "1 Sia,—Mr. Vaughan, in his interesting letter published in the Spectator on May 29th, considers that I "take an over-pessi- mistic view of......

Poetry.

IN THE VALLEY. HEATHER and potentilla fold The rocks with purple and with gold; The burn beneath sings clear and cold. Here man and woman kept a tryst; Here often met; here......

M Us I C.

THE GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL PLAYERS IN LONDON. PROSE who in past years have enjoyed the music dramas at Glastonbury may have sometimes wondered how the works performed there would......

Blind Babies.

[To THE EDITOR OF THE " SPECTATOR."] SIR, —This is the month of roses and of perfection in most of the beauties of nature which charm the eye. Since I was a boy I have shared......

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