Literary Lapses (Google eBook)

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John Lane Company, 1918 - 248 pages
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My financial career.-- Lord Oxhead's secret.-- Boarding-house geometry.-- The awful fate of Melpomenus Jones.-- A Christmas letter.-- How to make a million dollars.-- How to live to be 200.-- How to avoid getting married.-- How to be a doctor.-- The new food.-- A new pathology.-- The poet answered.-- The force of statistics.-- Men who have shaved me.-- Getting the thread of it.-- Telling his faults.-- Winter pastimes.-- Number fifty-six.--Aristocratic education.-- The conjurer's revenge.-- Hints to travellers.-- A manual of education.-- Hoodoo McFiggin's Christmas.-- The life of John Smith.--On collecting things.-- Society chit-chat.-- Insurance up to-date.-- Borrowing a match.-- A lesson in fiction.-- Helping the Armenians.-- A study in still life, the country hotel.-- An experiment with Policeman Hogan.-- The passing of the poet.-- Self-made men.-- A model dialogue.-- Bach to the bush.--Reflections on riding.-- Saloonio.-- Half-hours with the poets: Mr. Wordsworth and the cottage girl; How Tennyson killed the May queen; Old Mr. Longfellow on board the Hesperus. --A, B, and C.
  

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User Review  - 1.1 - Goodreads

I read this mostly because my memory of Sunshine Sketches was a little too vague to legitimately support the idea that the Stephen Leacock prize was awarded to works (like The Best Laid Plans) that ... Read full review

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not very amusing; gave up half way Read full review

Contents

I
9
II
15
III
26
IV
28
V
35
VI
42
VII
48
VIII
54
XX
122
XXI
132
XXII
138
XXIII
145
XXIV
150
XXV
156
XXVI
159
XXVII
169

IX
62
X
65
XI
72
XII
74
XIII
77
XIV
85
XV
92
XVI
95
XVII
102
XVIII
113
XIX
117
XXVIII
172
XXIX
175
XXX
185
XXXI
194
XXXII
200
XXXIII
203
XXXIV
212
XXXV
216
XXXVI
222
XXXVII
237

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