Cover of A Parody Outline Of History

A Parody Outline Of History

Auhtor: Donald Ogden Stewart

Language: english
Published: 1921

Genres:

humor,  history,  satire
Downloads: 36
eBook size: 96Kb

Review by Beth Cholette, November 2009


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
Please check the copyright status in your country.

Summary of the Book 'A Parody Outline Of History':

A Parody Outline Of History by Donald Ogden Stewart. The book has no illustrations or index. Purchasers are entitled to a free trial membership in the General Books Club where they can select from more than a million books without charge. Subjects Parodies United States Fiction Historical Fiction Humorous History General Humor General Humor Form Comic Strips

Excerpts from the Book 'A Parody Outline Of History':


... To my intense pleasure the whole house almost instantly followed my example, with the exception of one man. This man was sitting directly in front ...
... Colombo, there is more gold than ever I can tell, and I see only too plainly how grievously you suffer to think that perhaps these people are living ...
... And I think, said Queen Isabel, that geography is a most fascinating subject and oh, messire Colombo, said the Queen, you must come and instruct ...
... in every generation, said Colombo, there have been those who dreamed of beautiful things and in every age there have been those who caught some glimpse ...
... moment on Plymouth Rock. The next minute her foot slips on the hard, wet, unyielding stone. She clutches desperately. She slides slowly ...
... on the ground in a semicircle before the tent, some forty or fifty Indians. Standing on a box before the entrance to the tent, a man of ...
... to. She finally selected a small town in the American northwest, far from the Puritan-tainted Plymouth a small town in the midst of fields of ...
... stay at home in the evenings instead, as she told Mrs. Bradford, of running around with those boys, and really, my dear, Priscilla says some of the ...
... revery, before the fireplace. It is almost as if she had not moved since the evening before. A knock, and the door opens to admit JOHN ALDEN, nonchalant, ...
... & she says no coffy & a hot dog just kidding him see Ethen & he says maddam no T. shall ever land & she says no but my husbend will in a bout 1 min. ...
... explain it to you until I see Charley again because he didnt make it very clear that night. Well after a while we woke the Boston fish up & we all ...
... stopped his horses and said:. This hilltop is as good a place to shoot from as I know of, Miss Pinkwood. You can see both roads, and nobody can ...
... sandwiches and olives and pie and good three year old whisky, too. That's awfully smooth rye, Aunt Polly, said little Prudence smacking her two red ...
... to win the handsome and popular general. The doorbell rang, and a hush fell over the chattering assemblage then came the proud announcement from ...
... the shore when a terrific cramp had seized her lower limbs, rendering them powerless. Her first impulse, to scream for help, was quickly checked with ...
... that the brave general did not fully appreciate them, for in his soul was the joy of a strong man who has found his mate and in his heart was the singing ...
... drowns out further conversation. Enter (right) the regimental band playing the Stars and Stripes Forever. They march through the arch and exit left. ...
... home that their boys are not cowards when the fate of civilization is at stake. The Pawnbroker's Son-Here's a newspaper clipping mother sent me. It's ...
... Lieutenant (Reading)-I'm waiting for you, dear-when you have done your bit 'for the freedom of the world'.. He smiles, wearily, and reaches ...
... hands it to Jean and he reads. Jean-But I cannot pay. Next week perhaps I shall get work-. The Landlady-(Scornfully)-Yes-Next week maybe I have ...