They do not think me half a Van Doren because, owing to my mother's way of bringing me up, I have escaped the family infliction.
It was the Van Doren that burnt itself into Archie's consciousness.
I'd go over it while Miss Van Doren went over what she had typed.
Then more reading to Miss Van Doren, more correctings, finally finishing it just the day before he had to leave.
Well, he was most jealous of Van Doren, who was in his last year at Columbia, and whose father was rich and indulgent.
What was there in her eyes; and she had said she liked him better than any of them, even that handsome Van Doren.
This is Mr. Van Doren at his worst and hack biography at normal.