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A Masque Of Days

Auhtor: Walter Crane

Language: english
Published: 1901

Genres:

short story
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Review by Bob Tobias, November 2009


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A Masque Of Days':

Title printed on two leaves illustrated in colors.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Masque Of Days':


... Crane. Transcriber's Note: Each paragraph is contained within a full-page illustration, so the illustration tags within the text have been removed ...
... should be admitted. Some said, that the appearance of such lean, starved guests, with their mortified faces, would pervert the ends of the meeting. ...
... at the side-board for the Twenty-Ninth of February. I should have told you that cards of invitation had been issued. The carriers were THE HOURS twelve ...
... LADY DAY kept a little aloof and seemed somewhat scornful. Yet some said, TWELFTH DAY cut her out and out, for she came in a tiffany suit, white ...
... late, as he always does and Doomsday sent word-he might be expected. April Fool (as my young lord's jester) took upon himself to marshal the guests, ...
... wedged in (as was concerted) betwixt Christmas & Lord Mayor's Days. Lord. how he laid about him. Nothing but barons of beef & turkeys would go down ...
... taken him for the Last Day in December it so hung in icicles. At another part of the table, Shrove Tuesday was helping the Second of September to ...
... thereon incontinently but as it lay in the dish March Many-weathers, who is a very fine lady, and subject to the meagrims, screamed out there was a ...
... to propose it. August grew hot upon the matter, affirming time out of mind the prescriptive right to have lain with her, till her rival basely ...
... lordly New Year from the upper end of the table, in a cordial but somewhat lofty tone, returned thanks. He felt proud on an occasion of meeting so many ...
... of the table {who was discovered to be no other than the Fifth-of-November} muttered out distinctly enough to be heard by the whole company, words to ...
... being restored-the young lord {who, to say truth, had been a little ruffled & put beside his oratory} in as few, & yet as obliging words as possible, ...
... he had swallowed would give him leave, struck up a Carol, which Christmas Day had taught him for the nonce & was followed by the latter, who gave ...
... in the world dogging their heels. But April Fool gave it in favour of the Forty Days before Easter because the debtors in all cases outnumbered the ...
... it with their bellows, to blow it into a flame & all was in a ferment: till old Madame Septuagesima {who boasts herself the Mother of the Days} wisely ...
... to be little better than crazed & doited. Day being ended, the Days called for their cloaks & great-coats & took their leaves. Lord Mayor's Day ...
... Ash Wednesday in a condition little better than he should be-e'en whipt him over his shoulders, pick-a-back fashion, & Old Mortification went ...
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