Books: Reasonable Aldous

DO WHAT YOU WILL—Aldous Huxley—Doubleday, Doran ($2.50). In this book of essays Author Huxley writes about philosophers and their asininity; idealists; fashions in love; Baudelaire; how differently Wordsworth would have felt about Nature if he had visited the tropics. He accuses Swift of the modern sin against the Holy Ghost, sentimentality: "If Swift were alive today, he would be the adored, the baroneted, the Order-of-Merited author, not of Gulliver, not of The Tale of a Tub, not of the Directions to Servants, but of A Kiss for Cinderella and Peter Pan."...

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