Books: Philosopher's Quest

MY HOST THE WORLD: PERSONS AND PLACES, Vol. Ill (149 pp.)—George Santayana— Scrlbner ($3).

"My orbit has become narrower and narrower . . . somewhat as the ball at the gaming-table runs round in smaller and smaller circles ... and then finally flops down and settles comfortably into the predestined resting place." When he wrote these lines George Santayana was close to 80, and he had been comfortably lodged in his predestined resting place, Rome, for some two decades. In My Host the World the posthumously published third and final volume of his autobiography...

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