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Page 2 - Are you impatient with this young man ? He has little character for the moment. Most youths are like Pope's women — they have no character at all. And indeed a character that does not wait for circumstances to shape it is of small worth in the race that must be run. To be set too early, is to take the work out of the hands of the Sculptor who fashions men. Happily a youth is always at school...
Page 319 - American novels of recent years." — The Outlook. "'VV's Eyes' is an almost perfect example of idealistic realism. It has the soft heart, the clear vision and the boundless faith in humanity that are typical of our American outlook on life." — Chicago Record-Herald. "A delicate and artistic study of striking power and literary quality which may well remain the high-water mark in American fiction for the year. . . . Mr. Harrison definitely takes his place as the one among our younger American novelists...
Page 321 - It is a very joyous book, and the writer's powers of characterization are much out of the common." — The Dial. "A good, clean, straightforward bit of fiction, with likable people in it, and enough action to keep up the suspense throughout.
Page 23 - Duke also, and I shall be very glad if I can be of any service in aiding his noble purpose.
Page 319 - In our judgment it is one of the strongest and at the same time most delicately wrought American novels of recent years." — The Outlook. '"VV's Eyes' is an almost perfect example of idealistic realism.
Page 147 - And the sooner the better!" She looked about her, a little helplessly. Then she glanced at Keenan. "See, he's coming to!" "Are you ready?" Durkin demanded sharply. "Yes," she answered, in her dead and resigned voice, as she took up her hat and coat. "But where are we going?