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Critical Essay by The Nation

SOURCE: A review of On the Wing of Occasions, in The Nation, Vol. 71, No. 1848, November 29, 1900, pp. 429-30.

The following review presents a positive assessment of the collection On the Wing of Occasions.

Lest the glory of fresh conquest should obliterate the memory of battles long ago, Mr. Harris has, perhaps, deemed the moment opportune to print "Certain Curious Episodes of the Late Civil War." The episodes are not very curious, and not at all incredible. The narration drags over unimportant matters and then leaps, leaving gaps as if Mr. Harris had forgotten the really critical moves in the games of political conspiracy. Capt. McCarthy, the soul of Confederate intrigue, and, during several agitating years, the imposing head waiter of the New York Hotel, appears to have been an interesting and resourceful person, yet, by his gloomy confidence that Providence...

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