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The Course Of Human %vents

" WHEN in the course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another ... a decent respect to the......

Second To Arnold

A Forgotten Genius Sewell of St. Columba's and Hadley. By Lionel James. 4Faber and Faber. 21s. net.) THE reduction of men usually regarded as of great stature to much more......

A Heritage Of Beauty

The National Trust. Edited by James Lees-Milne. (Batsford. 12s. 6d.) THE best service to render to this most fascinating volume is simply to describe its contents. Published to......

The Future Of Siam

EQUIPPED with first-hand knowledge extending over a quarter of a century, our last Minister at Bangkok here gives with admirable lucidity a bird's-eye view of Siam and its......