Books: Popery

ALEXANDER POPE—Edith Sitwell—Cosmopolitan ($4).

Says Poet Edith Sitwell of Poet Pope: "I may say, with the deepest humility, what Pope is reputed to have said of Dryden: 'Had I been born early enough, I should have known and loved him. . . . His principal fault was that he suffered from a constitutional inhibition against speaking the truth, save on occasions when, if we except the esthetic point of view, the truth would have been better left unspoken. But I have so often found both these faults in myself,...

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