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The Dial, Volume 15
Number 170 (July 16, 1893)
THE DIAL
A Semi-Monthly Journal of



EDITED BY {Volume XV.
FRANCIS F. BROWNE. {No. 170.
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No. 170.

JULY 16, 1893.

Vol. XV.


Contents.


PAGE

THE TOWER OF FLAME. (The White City: July, 1893.)

R. W. Gilder

27

THE CONGRESS OF AUTHORS. (With Extracts from the Papers Read)

27

William Henry Smith

33

Arthur Howard Noll

36

William Morton Payne

40

Poems by Two Brothers.—The Earl of Lytton's King Poppy.—Watson's The Eloping Angels.—Brown's Old John.—Block's El Nuevo Mundo.—Fawcett's Songs of Doubt and Dream.—Cawein's Red Leaves and Roses.—Under the Scarlet and Black.—Cap and Gown.—Under King Constantine.—Hovey's Seaward.—Appleton's Greek Poets in English Verse.—Sargent's Horatian Echoes.—Rhoades's The Æneid of Vergil in English Verse.— Poetical Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge.

Mr. Leslie Stephen as an Apologist.—Some delightful burlesques on the plays of Ibsen.—Statistics of crime and poverty in the United States.—Poland in history.—A readable and practical guide for amateur photographers.—Appreciative chats on American artists.—Interpretations of Tennyson's Idylls of the King.—A sailing-voyage from New York to Cape Town.—A good summary of the French Revolution.