Books: The Death of a World

Chanson de Rolland

THE DEATH OF A WORLD—Remain Rol-land—Holt ($3.50). "The master ringers are Business and Money: politics have had their day. Economics reigns. And it certainly cannot be said that wisdom chokes them! For they have not always a human countenance. They are often octopuses, formless anonymous monsters, whose thousand arms grope, and whose blind trunks lap in the dark. And the few individuals, whose personalities . . . still keep afloat . . . are nearly all, today, artificial products, without roots or seeds, without ancestors or descendants, without ties,...

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