thing; and it is this thought untrammeled
-the clear vision searching into the deeps
of human emotion -which gives the verse
of Mr. Rice weight and potency. . . . In
the range of his metrical skill he easily stands
with the best of living craftsmen . . .
and we have in him   . . . a poet whose
dramas and lyrics will endure." The Book
News Monthly (A. S. Henry).
  "These poems are marked by a breadth
of outlook, individuality and beauty of
thought. The author reveals deep, sincere
feeling on topics which do not readily lend
themselves to artistic expression and which
he makes eminently worth while." The
Buffalo (N. Y.) Courier.
  " We get throughout the idea of a vast
universe and of the soul merging itself in the
infinite. . . . The great poem of the
volume, however, is 'The Strong Man to His
Sires."' The Louisville Post (Margaret S.
  "(The poems possess much music    . .
and even in the height of intensified feeling
the clearness of Mr. Rice's ideas is not dimmed
by the obscure haze that too often goes with
the divine fire." The Boston Globe.
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