Books: Snark-Hunter

MODERN MAN, HIS BELIEF AND BEHAVIOR — Harvey Fergusson — Knopf ($2.75). The world is still waiting for someone to capture a snark (humorous English symbol for Final Truth). Many a well-heeled tracker has announced himself hot on the trail, but either he or the spoor always fades away before the finish. One hopeful English philosopher thought he had caught the secret while under ether, decided to repeat the experiment and translate its results into waking terms. Just emerging from his self-imposed unconsciousness he seized pad & pencil, triumphantly wrote down the essential...

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