Books: Last Wylie

ANGELS AND EARTHLY CREATURES— Elinor Wylie—Knopf ($2.50). According to her publishers, Elinor Wylie arranged for publication this slim volume of tristful poems on the day, last December, before she met her sudden death from a paralytic stroke (TiME, Dec. 24). She had found the title in John Donne: "But, because Angels could not propagate, nor make more Angels, he enlarged his love in making man, that so he might enjoy all natures at once, and have the nature of Angels, and the nature of earthly Creatures, in one Person."

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