New and Old Essays

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Read Books, 2006 - History - 240 pages
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NEW AND OLD ESSAYS 1820-1935 EDITED BY R. W. JEPSON, M.A. AUTHOR OF CLEAR THINKING, ENGLISH GRAMMAR FOR TODAY, ETC. With a Frontispiece by B. C. Boulter CONTENTS INTRODUCTION 1. THE ART OF BOOKMAKING, Washington Irving 2. GRACE BEFORE MEAT, Charles Lamb 3. ON THE WANT OF MONEY, William Hazlitt 4. A CHAPTER ON HATS, Leigh Hunt 5. HAPPY GUESSING. John Brown 6. CITY OF LONDON CHURCHES. Charles Dickens. 7. OGRES. William Makepeace Thackeray. 8. TARASCON. Henry James. 9. THE POEMS OF SIR WALTER SCOTT, Andrew Lang 10. FALSTAFF. G. H. Radford 11. A CYNICS APOLOGY. Leslie Stephen 12, Quis DESIDERIO ... ? Samuel Butler 13. A DEFENCE OF DETECTIVE STORIES. G. K. Chesterton 14. WALKER MILES, Hugh Sidgwick 15, ON EXPRESSION. John Galsworthy 16, ON HUMOUR AND SATIRE. Ronald A. Knox 17. AN ANCIENT HOLIDAY. Edmund Blunden NOTES

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