“‘It is the sign,’ he said”
“He caught it up and
“‘There is none here
“He healed the sick”
It is now some years since this little story was set
afloat on the sea of books. It is not a man-of-war,
nor even a high-sided merchantman; only a small, peaceful
Writer, minister, critic, professor, outdoorsman--Henry Van Dyke was a man of multiple talents and great energy. As a literary critic he supported the basic tenets of the Genteel Tradition well into t...
From the opening pages of his first novel, Henry Van Dyke has shown that he is a masterful novelist, an "original" artist with his own voice, his own style, his "language couched in wit and eloquence....