HUNTING elephants, even in these days of explosive bullets and rifles capable of rotting mastodons over without much trouble, is a dangerous game. When it involves being hunted by elephants it is no joke at all, and that was the experience that Mr. Cresswell George underwent on his last hunting expedition. Unpleasant as it is to have such an adventure oneself, it is great fun to hear about it from somebody else, and Mr. Cresswell George should hold the microphone spellbound this afternoon.
WITH this talk the Professor of English
Literature in the University of Leeds concludes his series on Victorian poetry. It is well to be reminded that ' Victorianism' was by no means solely characterized by the complacency and self-assurance for which it has become a synonym, and that, especially at the end of the period, many of its representative thinkers were struggling towards a new conception of the truth. Now that the first wave of the reaction against Victorianism has spent itself, we can admit that in that endless struggle they acquitted themselves well.
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