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By Paul Tabori

Released in England as Epitaph for Europe. a tender Hungarian author, commonly travelled at the Continent, seeks to reëvoke the fundamental spirit of that inter-war Europe, now blown to bits. He meets a number of literary figures at the manner, together with James Joyce, Jakob Wassermann, Miroslav Krleža and others.

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In the evening we sat in the crowded Coupole and watched the dancing. L' adjutant danced too. I-I is red spa hi's cloak was draped over the back of his empty chair. Son1eone brushed against it and it slipped down. I bent down to retrieve it and something fell from one of the pockets. It was a small gilt medal of St. Anthony of Padua. I put it on the table, and when its owner came back he glanced at it with a stnile. "I bought it six years ago in Padua," he said. "You know those stalls around the Cathedral?

He was hurt that I did not fully appreciate such a brilliant stratagem. But not so many weeks afterwards when I changed my last hundred-franc note, I began to envy the painter's astuteness. Paris seemed to be such a stupid place to starve in a city where to my uninitiated eyes everything seemed to be light and gay. Yet I was no nearer a job than three months ago when I had arrived. It was, however, not until I was reduced to a twenty-franc piece that I thought of turning for help to ~1. Briand.

Close to me there was a huddled figure a cure, his face transfixed in ecstasy. His lips n1oved incessantly, but now he JAMAIS D'AUDACE 35 stopped his inaudible soliloquy and seemed to shrink even more into himself. A little later he began to mutter once more, until he ceased again. This is the \vay Catholic priests pray all over the world: the vocal prayer flexes the wings of the spirit; the inner, wordless prayer lifts it to the heights it strives to reach. There was a whole world of form and dogma between usfor though I had been born and brought up a Catholic, I no longer shared his faith.

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