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Volume 14, Number 1 (Autumn 1973)

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Best of the Bookman 5 January 2014
A Dark Prospect
by M. E. Bradford
The Future of Literature, by Arther S. Trace Jr. New York: Phaedra Publishers, Inc., 1972.
Best of the Bookman 2 February 2014
book cover Conservatism and Decline
by Francis Russell
The Conservative Mind, from Burke to Eliot by Russell Kirk. Fifth revised edition. Chicago: Henry Regnery Company, 1973.

Mere unthinking negative opposition to the current of events, clutching in despair at what we still retain, will not suffice in this age. A conservatism of instinct must be reinforced by a conservatism of thought and imagination.

Russell Kirk

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