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26. May. 1917
Mr. Hathaway :
I believe I have to thank
you for a copy of the Canadian
Courier with several interesting items. I don't see very
much of Canadian journalism . "Battered giant of
poetry " is too complimentary a phrase, I fear ; but
I have stored it away for
future pleasure, to dwell upon .
I read also with interest the
article on "Lads and Literature"
with much interest. I know
nothing about the famous
Max, and have not seen his
book on the war. I did not
even know that he was not
a Canadian. What is he ?
And when it comes to
criticising his history, will
it not be pertinent to ask
how much of the work is by
his own hand, and how
much by other very capable
Now, here's luck to us all, and God