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cynic stock, petty mire

                                                      the little cynic,
stock, her mother of Moravian family,
                  puttering around in the mire of petty
early settlers in Pennsylvania. It has
                  realism, to visualize a woman who

ex OCR cross-column confusion involving H.D. (“Mrs. Richard Aldington”) and Stephen Vincent Benét’s comment upon seeing a production of Sidney Howard’s “Swords”, at “The Contributors’ Column,” The Bookman 54:2 (October 1921) : 192 (hathitrust)

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this the first of two instances in same volume of The Bookman

23 April 2022