Books: Darwin

CHARLES DARWIN—Henshaw Ward—Bobbs-Merrill ($5).

The Man, in his old age, looked exactly like that preposterous old South African, whose picture, displayed in advertisements or in his book, is now in so many homes—Trader Horn. He had the same shiny bald head, the beard that looks as if it had been doused in foamy soapsuds, the same sad mastiff eyes. His nose was shiny and a little bulbous. His speech had a genial and sarcastic tang for the silly staring people who came to see him, his mind retained a vast curiosity and with it inevitably,...

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