A. C. Benson | Criticism

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SOURCE: Williams, Orlo. “Arthur Benson's Last Essay.” Times Literary Supplement, no. 1262 (25 March 1926): 233.

In the following review, Williams offers high praise for the essays in Rambles and Reflections.

These essays [Rambles and Reflections] were chiefly written during the last two years of Dr. Benson's life. They touch on moods and scenes and people in his agreeable and discursive way, and once more illustrate, what some of his friends in a recent volume made clear, how irresistible was his leaning to pour out his thoughts on paper. One would say that he hardly could go for a walk without finding in his ramble a theme for several pages of talk about fields, trees, rustic life, and the reactions of his mind to them. Thus here we have chapters on the Sussex Downs, Cornwall, the country round Rye, with meditations upon trees, water, the meaning of the plouchman's labour and the...

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