Pipefuls by Christopher Morley

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Author Morley, Christopher, 1890-1957
Illustrator Duncan, Walter Jack, 1881-1941
Title Pipefuls
Contents On making friends -- Thoughts on cider -- One-night stands -- The owl train -- Safety pins -- Confessions of a "colyumist" -- Moving -- Surf fishing -- "Idolatry" -- The first commencement address -- The downfall of George Snipe -- Meditations of a bookseller -- If buying a meal were like buying a house -- Adventures in high finance -- On visiting bookshops -- A discovery -- Silas Orrin Howes -- Joyce Kilmer -- Tales of two cities: 1. Philadelphia: An early train. Ridge Avenue. The university and the urchin. Pine Street. Pershing in Philadelphia. Fall fever. Two days before Christmas. In West Philadelphia. Horace Traubel -- 2. New York: The anatomy of Manhattan. Vesey Street. Brooklyn Bridge. Three hours for lunch. Passage from some memoirs. First lessons in clowning. House hunting. Long Island revisited. On being in a hurry. Confessions of a human globule. Notes on a Fifth Avenue bus. Sunday morning. Venison pasty. Grand Avenue, Brooklyn -- On waiting for the curtain to go up -- Musings of John Mistletoe -- The world's most famous oration -- On laziness -- Teaching the prince to take notes -- A city notebook -- On going to bed.
Language English
LoC Class PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature
Subject Essays
Category Text
EBook-No. 22699
Release Date
Most Recently Updated Jan 3, 2021
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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