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Parnassus on Wheels by Christopher Morley
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PARNASSUS ON WHEELS

BY

CHRISTOPHER MORLEY


To H.B.F. and H.F.M.
"Trusty, dusky, vivid, true"


A LETTER TO
David Grayson, Esq.
OF HEMPFIELD, U.S.A.


MY DEAR SIR,

Although my name appears on the title page, the real author of this
book is Miss Helen McGill (now Mrs. Roger Mifflin), who told me the
story with her own inimitable vivacity. And on her behalf I want to
send to you these few words of acknowledgment.

Mrs. Mifflin, I need hardly say, is unskilled in the arts of
authorship: this is her first book, and I doubt whether she will
ever write another. She hardly realized, I think, how much her
story owes to your own delightful writings. There used to be a
well-thumbed copy of "Adventures in Contentment" on her table at the
Sabine Farm, and I have seen her pick it up, after a long day in
the kitchen, read it with chuckles, and say that the story of you