Along the way, Fowler says of Pyle: “I never knew a man who had better motives for all the trouble he caused.”
To make a brisk story very short, Pyle believes in the domino theory, and a wacko “Third Force.”
Pyle pulls himself together and looks at the carnage he has caused.
He and Pyle become friends and suitors of the incomparable Phuong.
In Pyle's introductory chapter is this description of their retreat under the Greenwood.
In all these fields Pyle's work may be equaled, surpassed, save in one.
More than one hundred, among whom was Colonel Pyle, their leader, fell under the swords of his cavalry.
Yet Mr. Pyle is, when illustrating a modern subject, as entirely modern.
It need not be said that much better poems may be found than those which Pyle has composed for his Robin Hood.
“I cannot make such exceptions as that, Mr Pyle,” had been the answer.