Books: Gallant Davey

COCK'S FEATHER — Katharine Newlin Burt—Houghton Mifflin ($2.50).

Nobody would have believed that Davey "play-acted" a gallant knight outnumbered and surrounded by ruffians, but Sophie of the flaming red pigtails had caught him at it, and all her life she tried to reconcile that adventurous romantic spirit with the David, right hand man at the bank, David, beloved servant of the community, David, matter-of-course slave to his relatives. "Perhaps Davey will see his way clear to ..." send a bespectacled niece to finishing school, house a carping old-maid cousin, finance the whims and mistresses...

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