The first "advance" copy of the book sent out went (at Morley's direction) to Mr. Huneker.
Mr. Huneker asked me, when I told him how intensely I admired the story.
Mr. Huneker went to the trouble of looking up Kilmer to thank him very simply for his praise.
But, also, Huneker was an evangel who belongs to the Seven Arts.
Here Mr. Huneker is a real interpreter, and here his long experience of men and ways in art counts for much.
His stoutest admirer must admit that Mr. Huneker's work was "dated."
It is marked by that exceptionally brilliant style which is Mr. Huneker's individual gift.
But, as I have said in hymning Huneker, there is yet the munyonic consolation.
Here, indeed, Huneker riots in the aesthetic occultism that he loves.
"Much in miniature are these Preludes of the Polish poet," says Huneker.