Essays by Winthrop Mackworth Praed

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Author Praed, Winthrop Mackworth, 1802-1839
Author of introduction, etc. Morley, Henry, 1822-1894
Editor Young, George, Sir, 1837-1930
LoC No. 12037792
Title Essays
Original Publication London: George Routledge and Sons, 1887.
Series Title Morley's universal library. [55]
Contents Rhyme and Reason -- On the practical bathos -- Nicknames -- Yes and no -- Thoughts on the words "turn out" -- Solitude in a crowd -- Politeness and politesse -- A Windsor ball -- Lovers' vows -- On the practical asyndeton -- On hair-dressing -- On a certain age -- Not at home -- Musæ O'Connorianæ -- The knight and the knave -- Mad—quite mad! -- The bogle of Anneslie; or, the three-cornered hat -- On the proposed establishment of a public library at Eton -- The mistake; or, sixes and sevens -- Sense and Sensibility -- Mr. Lozell's essay on weathercocks -- Golightly's essay on blues -- Old boots -- On the divinities of the ancients -- Reminiscences of my youth -- On true friendship -- The country curate -- The wedding: a Roman tale -- Private correspondence of Peregrine Courtenay -- Abdication of the King of Clubs -- The Union Club -- My first folly -- Points -- Leonora -- Damasippus -- My first flame -- The inconvenience of having an elder brother -- Toujours perdrix -- The best bat in the school.
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Language English
LoC Class PR: Language and Literatures: English literature
Subject English essays -- 19th century
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EBook-No. 71838
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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