GEORGE WASHINGTON (Vols. I & II, Young Washington, 1,013 pp.)Douglas Southall FreemanScribner ($15).
". . . and looking at his father, with the sweet face of youth brightened with the inexpressible charm of all-conquering truth, he bravely cried out, 'I can't tell a lie, Pa; you know I can't tell a lie. I did cut it with my hatchet.'
" 'Run to my arms, you dearest boy,' cried his father in transports, 'run to my arms. Glad am I, George, that you killed my tree; for you have paid me for it...