Books: Romany Summer

GYPSY DOWN THE LANE—Thames Williamson—Small, Maynard (2.50). "The gypsy watches sky and earth, and both are lately swiftly changing. The heavens are day by day more tender, the air more soft—sweeter, my people. For a week the wind has ridden from the south, and with it the note of the bluebird, which is the note of springtime. . . ."

If that is not an exaggeratedly lyrical paraphrase of a gypsy chief's address to his people, then this may be a vividly naturalistic novel of gypsy life in the eastern U. S. It...

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