Mr. John Drinkwater, the English poet and dramatist, will speak and read from his works in Jordan Hall tonight at 8.15 o'clock. Mr. Drinkwater, who is well known as the author of "Abraham Lincoln," will give his lecture under the auspices of the American English-Speaking Union.
In addition to having achieved great success dramatically, tonight's speaker is among the most distinguished of the younger British poets. Mr. Drinkwater is in addition famous as an essayist. "The Lyric" being his best-known work in this style.