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?
Credits Aaron Adrignola, Tim Lindell and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team at (This book was produced from images made available by the HathiTrust Digital Library.)
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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