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of sympathy for the little girl who The idea of the following from wanted to know if she couldn't go The Outlaw is sufficient apology for down and play in Hell on Saturday any discrepancy of meter: afternoons.

This stanza of From Town might "For a man is a man, but he's give pointers even to the versatile

partly a beast. Reverend William Sunday:

He kin brag till he makes you

deaf, “Since the days that Lot and

But the one lone brute, from the Abram split the Jordan range west to the east, in halves,

That he kaint quite break is Just to fix it so their punchers himse'f.”

wouldn't fight, Since old Jacob skinned his dad This from The Westerner is a

in-law for six years' crop of good enough gospel for any section calves

of the country: And then hit the trail for Canaan in the night,

“I dream no dreams of a nurseThere has been a taste for battle maid state ’mong the men that follow That will spoon me out my

food cattle

A stout heart sings in the fray And a love of doin' things that's with fate wild and strange,

And the shock and sweat are And the warmth of Laban's words

good. When he missed his speckled From noon to noon all the earthly herds

boon Still is useful in the language of That I ask my God to spare the range.”

Is a little daily bread in store To prove that the volume is far With the room to fight the strong from being fippant or irreverent,

for more one has only to quote from A Cow And the weak shall get their boy's Prayer:

share.' “Let me

be

easy on the man that's The new edition is illustrated down;

by some remarkable photographs Let me be square and generous

of the West taken by L. A. Huffwith all.

man,

No wonder the illustrations I'm careless sometimes, Lord, when are good since in 1878 Mr. HuffI'm in town,

man began taking photographs But never let 'em say I'm mean with crude cameras which he made or small!

himself. These same photographs

were the first of the now famous Make me as big and open as the Huffman Pictures comprising nearplains,

ly six thousand historic subjects, As honest as the hawse between beginning with the Indians and my knees,

buffaloes round about Fort Keogh Clean as the wind that blows be on the Yellowstone, where, in the hind the rains,

stirring territorial days, he was Free as the hawk that circles post photographerin General Miles' down the breeze!”

army.

For those of the younger set who Some of these last are of the same love the West, there is A Boy on kind as those in a book presented the Plains and in the Rockies by to a very lively young person with William Allen Greer (The Gorham a penchant for Indian stories. Press). It is enough to say that when he was asked if he liked the the book deals with a boy's trip book, he was obliged to reply from Iowa to Pike's Peak in 1860. truthfully, “Well, you see, these That ought to summon up pictures were the wrong kind of Indians. of prairie schooners and Indians. They were friendly to the settlers.'

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Poet Lore

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6 Magazine of Letters

Winter Number

The Cradle Song, A Play in Two Acts and an Interlude

By GREGORIO MARTINEZ SIERRA

Love in a French Kitchen, A Mediæval Farce

Translated by COLIN C. CLEMENTS and JOHN M: SAUNDERS

DeQuincey's Dream Fugue
By LUCILE PRICE LEONARD

The Black Death or Ta-ün, A Play in One Act
By M. E. LEE

(Complete Contents on the Inside Cover)

Richard G.Badger, Publisher The Gorham Press The Poet Lore Company 194 Boylston St Boston US.A.

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Editors CHARLOTTE PORTER, HELEN A. CLARKE, PAUL A. GRUMMANN

NOVEMBER DECEMBER, 1917

625

Tho Cradlo Song, A Play in Two Acts and an Interlude

Grogorio Martinez Sierra Translated from the Spanish by John Garrett Underhill DoQuinooy's Dronn Faguo

Lucile Prio. Leonard Tho Blaok Doath, or Ta-ün, A Play in One Act

M. E. Loo Byron and Sholloy in Italy II

Rath M. Stauffer

680

691

703

722

730

Lovo in a Fronch Kitohon, A Modiaeval Farco

Translated from the old French by Colin C. Clements and John M. Saunders Ibuon in His Maturity III

Paul H. Grummann
Tho Old Cow Man

Charles Badger Clark
Momorial to Laurons Maynard
Avo Post Saecula

Laurons Maynard

742

745

A Theatro for Pootry

748

Among Friends

749

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A COMEDY IN TWO ACTS WITH AN INTERLUDE

IN VERSE

By GREGORIO MARTINEZ SIERRA

Translated from the Spanish by John Garrett Underhill

CHARACTERS

Sister JOANNA OF THE Cross, 18 years of age.
TERESA, aged 18.
THE PRIORESS, aged 40.
THE VICARESS, aged 40.
THE MISTRESS OF Novices, aged 36.
Sister MARCELLA, aged 19.
Sister MARIA JESUS, aged 19.
SISTER SAGRARIO, aged 18.
Sister Inez, aged 50.
SISTER TORNERA, aged 30.
The Doctor, aged 60.
ANTONIO, aged 25.
The Poet.
A COUNTRYMAN.
Also a Lay Sister, Two Monitors, and several other Nuns, as desired.

*Copyright by G. Martinez Sierra, 1911.
* Copyright by John Garrett Underhill, 1915.
*Copyright by John Garrett Underhill, 1917. All Rights Reserved.

This play is fully protected by copyright in the United States and in all other
English speaking countries. No performances may be given, whether amateur or pro-
fessional, for any purpose whatever, except by permission of the SOCIETY OF SPAN-
ISH AUTHORS, Room 62, 20 Nassau Street, New York.
Copyright 1917, by The Poet Lore Company. All Rights Reserved.

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