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The Powder of Sympathy
1923. Morley, American editor, author and Rhodes scholar, was one of the founders of the Saturday Review of Literature, of which he was an editor from 1924 to 1940. A prolific author, he wrote more than 50 books. Contents: An Oxford Symbol; Scapegoats; To a New Yorker a Hundred Years Hence; A Call for the Author; Mr. Pepys's Christmases; Children as Copy; Hail, Kinsprit!; ...more
Hardcover, First, 304 pages
Published 1923 by Doubleday, Page & Company
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Christopher Morley was born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania while his father was a mathematics professor at Haverford College. Morley graduated from this same school in 1910 as valedictorian. He then went to New College, Oxford University for three years on a Rhodes Scholarship, studying modern history. Arriving home, he headed out to Garden City to begin his life of letters at Doubleday, where he ...moreMore about Christopher Morley...