National Affairs: Page Scored

Walter Hines Page — onetime editor of the Forum, the Atlantic Monthly, the World's Work, one-time Ambassador to Great Britain —is now dead. But his reputation has grown more and more honorable, the publication of his letters has grown more and more profitable.

That being the case, Mr. Page was an excellent text for a sermon in Mr. H. L. Mencken's American Mercury. The Coolidge Myth having appeared some time ago, the Mercury (for September) carried The Page Legend. The article about Mr. Page was written by one C. Hartley Grattan.

Critic Grattan first cited...

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