In his otherwise excellent analysis of The Dream of Gerontius, Sir F. H. Doyle is mistaken as to any direct impression having been made upon the mind of Dr. Newman in reference to it by the Autos of Calderon.
He wildly felt around for a reply, and was greatly relieved by the arrival of his father on the scene, who, seeing the lights of the auto in the yard, had come out hurriedly to see what was the matter.
The only complete Auto of Calderon that had previously appeared in Englishmy own translation of The Sorceries of Sin, had, indeed, been in his hands from 1859, and I wish I could flatter myself that it had in any way led to the production of a master-piece like The Dream of Gerontius.
exclaimed Roy, as he brought the auto to a stop.
Another new owner could not find the key to fasten one rear wheel on the axle when he unloaded his auto from the car in which it had been shipped from the factory.
Besides, The Dream of Gerontius is no more an Auto than Paradise Lost, or the Divina Commedia.
Suddenly Mortlake ran the auto through a gap in the hedge at one side of the road, and drove it in among a clump of alders, where there was no danger of it being seen.
Absorbent cotton I was able to procure in small rolled packages from the draper, and promising to send the boys down in the afternoon with a small band cart, I returned home, without having observed anything abnormal save the frequent passage of autos towards Parisall going top speed and loaded with the queerest occupants and baggage.
But they were the only means in sight just then, and we had to bear in mind that message I had made Rene send, warning the French to look out for an auto with a white flag and two civilians together with Feisul and Lawrence.
What did he say when he returned to the auto without me?
So far as is known, but one human being ever traveled faster than Robert Burman did in his racing auto on the beach at Daytona, Florida, on April 23, 1911.
He was so mighty pleasant that I told him I'd like to have my dad make him a present of as dandy an auto as rolls in France.
If Mrs. May consents, I'll ship the auto by train in advance and send the shuvvermy assistant, I meanon ahead, so as to look the car over and see that she's ready to run us all out to your ranch after we arrive at Bakersfield in the morning.
Grim asked at once for the auto for me (I couldn't have had it otherwise), and a moment later Jeremy and I were scooting into darkness through narrow streets and driving rain, with the hubs of the wheels awash in places and "shipping it green" over the floor when we dipped and pitched over a cross-street gutter.
The lesson, if there is one, is that the Western student of Eastern physics does not ride an auto along asphalted roads.