18 MAY 1928, page 20

Bird Choristers [to The Editor Of The Spectator.]

Sia,—The interesting story of a bird worshipper in an English church, which appeared. recently in your columns, reminds me -of a somewhat similar incident in a Scottish kirk......

Ambition

WHEN I am rich I'll buy the. Zoo, And all the beasts—the Bear, the Gnu, The Ostrich, and the Kangaroo, The Elephant, the Cockatoo, The Lion, and the Chimpanzee— And when they......

A Scots Proverb [to The Editor Of The Spectator.] Sit,—i

venture to enclose a leaf from the Scottish Calendar. The prOverb, " Friday's hair and Sunday's horn, goes to the dole an Monday morn," I cannot understand. Could I beg a......

Real People In Books [to The Editor Of The Spectator.]

Sm,—May I point out an error in Mr. Bassett Digby's article, " Real People in Books," in your issue of May 12th ? The late Canon Frederic Evans, Rector of Bedworth, was nephew......

A Memorial To The Earl Of Chatham [to The Editor

of the SPECTATOR.] you permit us, as you have so often permitted others, to make an appeal in honour of the memory of great Englishmen—an appeal which seems to us worthy of......

Poetry

Outside the Terrible Door Too long outside your door I have shivered. - You open it ? I will not stay. I'm haunted by your ashen beauty. Take back your hand. • I have gone away.......

Napoleon In Captivity

[To the Editor of the SPECTATOR.] Sin,—It is unfortunate that no one from O'Meara to Ludwig (Lord Rosebery not excepted) can write about Napoleon at St. Helena without directly......