Minutes 8 May 1902

Dublin Core

Title

Minutes 8 May 1902

Subject

Women-North Carolina-Davidson-Societies and clubs.
Books and reading.
Women-Societies and clubs.
North Carolina-Davidson.

Description

[Page 1] 1902

On account of sickness the first meeting in April was omitted. At Mrs. Martin’s however we had the happy experience of seeing all the members of the Club present and of greeting two visitors from Mooresville also. Mrs. Grey reported a new book by S.R. Crocket. “The Horn of the Moon.” Mrs. Harrison mentioned some contradicttions in the character of the late Cecil Rhodes which will make a proper estimate of him difficult in this generation. Ernest Seton Thompson was born in England of poor Parents witnessing that is often \the nursing cradle of genius. Walter Besant is writing a life of Edward Seventh which suggests the old adage. You can’t tell how long a snake is until he is dead. An airship is under construction in Chicago described for searching the North-Pole this summer. “Lowell and his Friends” was then introduceed, author Edward E. Hale of Boston. Of fine literary stock-reared in a litera
[Page 2] ry atmosphere and author of Long experience he is said to care neither for writing nor teaching. Among his productions are “My Double & I “ “How He Did Me” and “Ten time One.” An ardent Democrat he made a cute little story “The Man Without a country” for a special occasion. He is a pet of the “Outlook” to which he has long contributed and friend of Lyman Abbot. As editor of Lowell & and his friend” we do not Consider him a happy choice. Given a noble subject with the best ma-] terials for his task, we look in vain for one good picture unmarred by finger prints or shadow of the artist. A Unitarian in faith and over eighty years of age he misses the Daysman appointed who can lay his hand upon the Infinite & the offending creature & whisper peace to the failing heart.

Creator

BookLovers Club

Publisher

Davidson College

Date

8 May 1902

Rights

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Language

eng

Type

Text

Identifier

bl-011

Coverage

1902
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Files

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Citation

BookLovers Club, “Minutes 8 May 1902,” Davidson Archives & Special Collections, accessed October 27, 2020, https://davidsonlibraryexhibits.net/archives/items/show/216.