National Affairs: A Biography

Every statesman and every near statesman nowadays has his biographers. But it is not often nowadays that a bishop turns biographer to a politician. Yet recently appeared a brief biography* of the late Senator from Massachusetts, Mr. Henry Cabot Lodge, by the Rt. Rev. William Lawrence, Mr. Lodge's college classmate, † who retired last month, as Bishop of the P. E. Diocese of Massachusetts.

The Bishop wrote about the Senator, calling him familiarly "Cabot." The Banker Bishop (socalled because of his inherited wealth, his financial successes on behalf of his Church), cousin of President...

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