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A Lecture On Heads

  [english | ]  

Geo Alex Stevens


Excerpts: [... of employments and excellencies the world possesses. It actuates the prince and the beggar, the peasant and the politician, the labourer and the ...... the mode should be adapted to the nature of the vice or folly which demands correction. If the vice be of an atrocious nature, it certainly requires ...... he thought it too contemptible to affect his interest, which alone prevented ...]
Genres: [essays | satireDownloads: 221

A Parody Outline Of History

  [english | 1921]  

Donald Ogden Stewart


Summary: [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]
Genres: [humor | history | satireDownloads: 36

A Plea For Old Cap Collier

  [english | ]  

Irvin Cobb


Excerpts: [... her own, I ran across an ancient Fifth Reader, all tattered and stained and having that smell of age which is common to old books and old sheep. I took ...... broad, free strokes, which is the only satisfactory way to scratch. In our town they didn't spend Sunday they kept the Sabbath, which is a very different ...... cruel, gloating eyes. I say cruel advisedly, because up to a ...]
Genres: [satire | essaysDownloads: 363

A Romance Of Kangaroo Point

  [english | 1876]  

Ernest Favenc


Summary: [A Romance Of Kangaroo Point by Ernest Favenc. o The first Kindle version of A Romance of Kangaroo Point for sale on Amazon. o MY name is Mervington Smythers. I was born in London but have not had the inestimable advantage of in any way profiting by my short residence in that centre of civilisation being only some four years old when my parents landed in Sydney. My father was a gentleman living ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | satire | humorDownloads: 272

An Appeal To Honour And Justice

  [english | 1715]  

Daniel Defoe


Excerpts: [... come at last when the voice of moderate principles may be heard. Hitherto the noise has been so great, and the prejudices and passions of men so strong, ...... and I think it cannot be safe, to any just prince, to rule over a divided people, split into incensed and exasperated parties. Though a skilful ...... as not only having an undoubted relation to it by blood, but as being ...]
Genres: [satireDownloads: 120

An Essay Towards Fixing The True Standards Of Wit Humour

  [english | 1744]  

Corbyn Morris


Summary: [An Essay Towards Fixing The True Standards Of Wit Humour Railery Satire And Ridicule 1744 by Corbyn Morris. An Essay towards Fixing the True Standards of Wit Humour Railery Satire and Ridicule 1744 is presented here in a high quality kindle edition. This popular classic work by Corbyn Morris is in the English language. If you enjoy the works of Corbyn Morris then we highly recommend this ...]
Genres: [essays | satireDownloads: 237

An Humble Proposal To The People Of England

  [english | 1729]  

Daniel Defoe


Summary: [An Humble Proposal To The People Of England Updated W Linked Toc by Daniel Defoe. .]
Genres: [satireDownloads: 72

Are You A Bromide

  [english | 1906]  

Gelett Burgess


Summary: [Are You A Bromide by Gelett Burgess. An excerpt The terms Bromide and Sulphite as applied to psychological rather than chemical analysis have already become among the illuminati so widely adopted that these denominations now stand in considerable danger of being weakened in significance through a too careless use. The adjective bromidic is at present adopted as a general vehicle a common carrier ...]
Genres: [humor | satire | audiobookDownloads: 492

Atalantis Major

  [english | 1711]  

Daniel Defoe


Summary: [Reprint of the 1711 ed.]
Genres: [satireDownloads: 324

Augusta Triumphans

  [english | ]  

Daniel Defoe


Summary: [Augusta Triumphans Updated by Daniel Defoe. .]
Genres: [satireDownloads: 316

Augustus Carp Esq

  [english | 1924]  

Henry Howarth Bashford


Excerpts: [... accompany us to church. My father's clothing and general demeanour. Remark of Simeon Whey on my father's hat. First impression of the new lectern. Unmistakable ...... resumed the singing, from which the two fellow-members had been unable to desist, until my father, who had been rapidly thinking, once again held ...... rapid and accentuated of the late Messrs Moody and Sankey. ...]
Genres: [satire | humorDownloads: 44

Candide

  [english | 1759]  

Voltaire


Excerpts: [... sat upon him, and he was asked which he liked better, to run the gauntlet six and thirty times through the whole regiment, or to have his brains blown ...... said the orator, do you hold the Pope to be Antichrist? Truly, I never heard anything about it, said Candide, but whether he is or not, I am ...... by affirming that things could not be otherwise that they were. For, said he, ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | banned books | satireDownloads: 342

Captain Jinks Hero

  [english | 1902]  

Ernest Crosby


Summary: [Microfiche.]
Genres: [fiction and literature | humor | satireDownloads: 467

Comedies Of Courtship

  [english | 1894]  

Anthony Hope


Excerpts: [... indeed be impertinent to look too closely-and when he goes out alone he generally puts his in his pocket, considering that the evening will thus be ...... Cook's tickets, a best man, and all the impedimenta of a marriage. The intercourse of the lovers was much interrupted, and to this Miss Bussey attributed ...... head in fitting proximity. I shouldn't mind who heard, she declared. ...]
Genres: [short story collection | satire | humorDownloads: 136

Crome Yellow

  [english | 1921]  

Aldous Huxley


Summary: [Written directly after WWI this novel reflected Huxleys unchanging and always detached world view -- expressed in his often bitter and cynical probing into what he took as the universal failure of humans to either comprehend themselves or others. This novel is primarily a series of character studies marked by philosophical digressions. In this as his other works the author takes a lofty moral ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | satire | audiobookDownloads: 170

Cynthia Revels

  [english | 1610]  

Ben Jonson


Excerpts: [... this of Jonson's domestic life. How soon Jonson drifted into what we now call grandly the theatrical ession we do not know. In 1593, Marlowe made ...... in the elder dramatist's footsteps. But Jonson's idea of a play on classical history, on the one hand, and Shakespeare's and the elder popular dramatists, ...... his fees and returns from several noblemen, and the small earnings of ...]
Genres: [drama | satireDownloads: 431

Dickory Cronke

  [english | 1719]  

Daniel Defoe


Summary: [With reproductions of original title-pages.]
Genres: [fiction and literature | satireDownloads: 231

Essay On Man

  [english | 1734]  

Alexander Pope


Summary: [s An Essay on the Art of Ingeniously Tormenting (1753) a conduct book was her first work. The Essay operates as a satirical advice book on how to nag and it was modeled after Jonathan Swifts satirical essays. The work is intended to teach a reader the various methods for teasing and mortifying ones acquaintances. It is divided into two sections that are organized for advice to specific groups and ...]
Genres: [essays | poetry | satireDownloads: 375

Europe After 815

  [english | 1914]  

H Mencken


Summary: [Ecological Imperialism: The Biological Expansion of Europe 900-1900 is a 1986 book written by Alfred Crosby.]
Genres: [humor | satire | travelDownloads: 42

Everybody Business Is Nobody Business

  [english | ]  

Daniel Defoe


Summary: [The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life is a biography about Warren Buffett by Alice Schroeder. Before this book was written Warren Buffett rejected numerous approaches by biographers journalists and publishers to cooperate on an account of his life. After spending six years as the only Wall Street analyst Buffett would speak to Alice Schroeder was approached by Buffett to write his ...]
Genres: [essays | satireDownloads: 454
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