Books: Fiction: May 31, 1926


The Myth. Read here* a myth which, with or without origins in fact, is one of the most delectable that ever issued from the seven hills of Rome. It is a myth with no central events, being a nexus of personalities—a body of legend attaching to five extraordinary women and an ancient cardinal, whose life apart from and above modern Roman society and whose peculiar aptitudes, including the superlative one of appreciating one another, have earned them a title that falls sinister on western ears, the...

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