Essays on things by William Lyon Phelps

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Author Phelps, William Lyon, 1865-1943
Title Essays on things
Original Publication New York: The Macmillan Company, 1930.
Contents Sunrise -- Molasses -- Resolutions when I come to be old -- English and American humour -- A pair of socks -- An inspiring cemetery -- Ancient football -- Rivers -- One day at a time -- City and country -- Age before beauty -- Church unity -- Political history -- A room without a view -- Tea -- The weather -- War -- Man and boy -- Ambition -- Birds and statesmen -- Russia before the revolution -- The devil -- The Forsyte Saga -- Profession and practice -- London as a summer resort -- What the man will wear -- Dreams -- Eating breakfast -- The mother tongue -- Our South as cure for flu -- Going to church in Paris -- Optimism and pessimism -- Translations -- Music of the spheres -- Dog books -- Going to Honolulu -- Hymns -- Old-fashioned snobs -- A fair city -- Traditions -- Spooks -- Trial by jury -- Athletics -- A private library all your own -- The greatest common divisor -- The great American game -- Ten sixty-six -- Going abroad the first time -- Spiritual healing -- Superstition -- The importance of the earth -- What shall I think about?
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Language English
LoC Class PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature
Subject American essays -- 20th century
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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