The Book Review Digest; Annual Cumulation Volume 12

The Book Review Digest; Annual Cumulation Volume 12

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...as we know, is a comprehensive statement within a reasonable compass of the constitutional position as between Great Britain and the dominions.... In our opinion Dr. Keith is less reliable as s. ide to the deductions which ma justly be rawn from recent imperial history t an as an exponent of the legal and constitutional meaning of that his ory." +--The Times London Lit Sup p195 Ap 27 '16 2050w KELLAND, CLARENOE BUDINGTON. Hidden spring. ll '$1.25 (2c) Harper 16-8700 Owasco. a. Michi an lumber town, was dominated by its mlllonaire lumberman, Quartus 1-lembly. He owned its bank, its stores, its industry, its courts. the fortunes and almost the souls of its citizens. The man who opposed him lost his chance of livelihood and often "by accident" his life. into this backwater comes the young lawyer, Donald G. Keeth, a man of brains who so far has drifted with opportunity but in whom there is a "hidden spring' of latent energy. Thora Erickson helps im to flnd it when she challen es him to be a man. with courage to take t e weaker side. I-Iembly unlocks it when he wantonly kicks Keeth's dog. Vheeler the woodsman. brings it to a current when he answers Keeth's statement "Twothirds of Owasco's eople are foreign. So long as they eat and seep and have their hit of pleasure they don't care" with "The peoplkall of them--think right, and in the end they do right. What we need is somebody to tie to--and somebody to tie us together." Keeth leads the fight and the people vindicate their ri ht to control their own courts. and homes, and ives. How beset with pitfalls is the ath of him who has the temerity to use words! en the layman who has no aspiration to agpear in print cannot feel at ease; Mr. Kelley's...show more

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  • Paperback | 322 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 17mm | 576g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236758145
  • 9781236758149