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White, William Allen. "The Court of Boyville."
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"Wholesome Childhood." Ernest R. and Gladys
Why "O. Henry"? Edward Larocque Tinker.
Werner, M. R. "Brigham Young."
West, Mary Mills.
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Winter, Mrs. Thomas G.
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"The Mother's Recompense." 468, 469, 584, 693
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festations is as little used today as the armors and plumes which were its habiliments. Yet the chivalry of youth toward age and experience cannot pass without a notation of regret. When a New York paper finds the death of William Archer, the eminent English dramatic critic, an opportunity for flippant judgment of his importance, the occasion is one for annoyance. Whatever Archer's abilities were- and we happen to view them as considerable - the dignity in which his living presence was held would seem to require at his death a measure of respectful tribute, or a kindly silence. Anything else is inexcusable. Last year when Julia Marlowe appeared in New York City as Cymbeline, the cruelty which was evidenced in criticizing a woman whose gift to the American theatre is obvious, had little of either chivalry or kindness in it. Youth is remorseless and cruel, you answer. Not always, is the reply; a tolerant youth sometimes sows the
seeds for a respected old age. It is the most cruel youths who, in turn, find youth turned cruel to their middle age. Critical manners have mended somewhat in the last years, yet there is still a distance to be traveled. Can we not look for a revival of chivalry with the wane of the realistic novel? Does romance not presuppose some understanding of the ways of gentlemen and ladies?