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SUNDA', JULY 17,1927


The Immortal Marriaget
By Gertrude Atherton
A Review, by Norman C. Bowersox r
Gertrude Atherton's "The Immor-
tal Marriage" is a story of Athens inf
the Golden Age of Pericles. Periclest
will be remembered as the gentle-i
man who was the first to base his!
power on his ability to sway the minds
of the "peepul," and as the last toE
use the power so gained entirely inI
furthering worthwhile ends. That'
period of Athenian history is very in-t
teresting and one would expect a

rather thread-bare
ter its fifth repititio
or so. And only
did not major in n
from measuring ac
seating frequency
ferior position of
is mentioned.
Then another difF
ers of historical ro
come, is that fact
who have been dea
to become mere nam
as difficult to mak

book about the period to be well worth in books, as it woul
reading. dfrom the grave. I
To such . optimists, the book will in the whole book
probably be a disappointment. The Gertrude has over-
author has shown rather poor taste pacity as a deline
in her use of local color, dragging it She might have
in by the heels time after time, where ! character successfu
its only purpose can be to show that "The Conqueror")
she knows a bit about Greek life. The chose to revive all1
bald fact that mourners at ancient of the day. From
Greek funerals were hired, becomes Sophocles, to Socra

Even Aristophanes, then a mere boy, with me and fortunately this one was OFFICES AL TEREDI
is kicked into the center of the stage readable. Then, too, it gives an inter-
Y for a moment while the too willing esting example of the relativity of Several alterations have recntlyis
morals. Aspasia, the flaming youth of been completed in the School of Edu-
hfom eadsv ingtil eays hiold Athens, actually walks through cation offices in Tappan hall. Of-
him, from leaving until he "says his some of the unfrequented streets of fices formerly occupie by members of
entertainment af piece As a result, the portrayal of the city during the day, (veiled of the faculty have been moved to the
n in the first page character is spread so thin that a course,) with only an army of slaves 4th floor of University High school. black
the fact that I large number of pages echo rather for protection. Them were the days! These offices will be made more ac- degrees Superlative in quality,
math, prevents me hollowly. They are filled with noth- All in all, it's a nice book to read if cessible by an elevator which is in the the world-famous
curately the nau- ing more substantial than names. you don't have to review it, for you process of installation. 3
with which the in- There is one real character, how- won't look for the faults, and in that By making these changes, new and CopyingE U
Athenian women, ever, and that is the heroine, Aspasia. frame of mind you usually mis them. more adequate space has been provid-
Athenian womn While one hopes the the Greeks have And on the other hand, it's a nice d for the administration office of the AealVrs
ulty which w -found better names for their women book to read if you're going to re- School of Education. y
mances must over- folk by now, one must admit that view it, because there's plenty to ___uygive bestServce an
that famous men, Aspasia is quite a girl. She is what razz, and plenty to applaud in it. ASSIFIED ADS a longest wear.
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The weakest point short she was both intelligent and
is the fact that beautiful/ One hastens to mention
-estimated her ca- at once, that there are no pictures of
ator of character. her and so there is no undue strain
resurrected one on the imagination.of
lly, (she did it in One is almost sorry to admit that B ook B argains
but instead she with so many faults a book can ac-
the famous Greeks tually possess some merits. Besides
Pericles, through having a character, the book is also Teachers,preachers, Librarians and
ates, all are there. interesting. This is always a big point
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