THE first William Pitt , the great
Earl of Chatham, suffered from having a son of his own name, who was as great a Peace Minister as his father was a War Minister. William Pitt the younger basked, too, in the glory of the struggle against Napo. leon. -In comparison, the triumphs of Chatham in the Seven Years War seem dim and almost medisoval. Yet it was under Chatham's War Ministry that Clive won Plassey and Wolfe took Quebec, founding the British Empire in India and Canada in the process of helping Frederick the Great against Franco and Austria in Europe. The subject of the third of Principal Grant Robertson 's series of historical talks ranks high among the names of builders of the British Empire.
' Trains,' ' Animals at the Zoo ' and other songs, from ' Songs for Mother and some for Father'
(Gallatly), sung by HELEN ALSTON
' Karaka, the Kingfisher ' (H. Mortimer Batten ),
' Zoo Sleepers ' by LESLIE G. MAINLAND
THIS is the third talk in the series in which
Miss Sackvillo-West is discussing the British poetry of the present century. As the author of ' The Land,' the epic poem of the English countryside that won last year's Hawthornden Prize, she herself stands high among the poets of the post-war age.
IN the final talk of his series, Professor Evans deals with Thomas Hardy , last and perhaps greatest of the Victorian giants, but especially with his tragic novels. He discusses tho reality of Hardy's characters ; the careful construction of his novels, and his apparently convinced belief in the cruelty of harsh circumstance in human relations.
RUPERT BRUCE and WILLIAM GWIN
(Solos and Duets)
The WIRELESS MILITARY .BAND
Conducted by B. WALTON O'DONNELL
LET US WANDER is in Gavotte style. The words paint a pastoral picture-with plough-man and milkmaid, mower and shepherd, against their background of green hillocks and rich dales. The lines come from Milton's L'Allegro (though the first few words have been changed).
' Lost is my quiet for ever ; lost, all my tender endeavors to touch an insensible heart,' sings the poet in the next song. Yot he resolves to
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