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wit and humor of colonial days (1607-1800).

Carl Holliday

wit and humor of colonial days (1607-1800).

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Published by Gale Research Co. in Detroit .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American wit and humor -- History and criticism.,
  • American literature -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- History and criticism.,
  • American literature -- Revolutionary period, 1775-1783 -- History and criticism.,
  • Colonies in literature.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS436 .H6 1970
    The Physical Object
    Pagination319 p.
    Number of Pages319
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5758289M
    LC Control Number71140586

    George Wade Carstens, 40, of Colonial Heights, died Friday, Aug. 3, , at his residence. Born in Kansas City, Mo., he was a student at Virginia State University.   Little Masterpieces of American Wit and Humor, Volume II Contents: SOL SMITH: A Bully Boat and a Brag Captain AMBROSE BIERCE: The Dog and the Bees OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES: Dislikes G. H. DERBY ("Phoenix," "Squibob"): Illustrated Newspapers -- Tushmaker's Toothpuller MARY MAPES DODGE: Miss Malony on the Chinese Question.


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Excerpt from The Wit and Humor of Colonial Days: If there is any branch of literature in which America has excelled other modern nations, it is humor. It is doubtful, for instance, whether any other nation has produced during the last half-century a wit surpassing Josh Billings in shrewd sarcasm, Artemus Ward in ridiculous Author: Carl Holliday.

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The quotes are arranged according to subject, providing a bit of Lincoln wit and wisdom for any situation. From his youth in pioneer Illinois to the embattled White House of the Civil War, Abraham Lincoln never lost his capacity for dry humor--or his extraordinary gift of eloquence.

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Carl Holliday, Woman’s Life in Colonial Days. Marcus Wilson Jernegan, Laboring and Dependent Classes in Colonial America, Allan Nevins, Fremont: Pathmaker of the West. (2 vols., $). The Wit and Humor of Colonial Days, by Carl Holliday liked it avg rating — 2 ratings — published — 15 editions.

The Wit and Humor of Colonial Days, liked it avg rating — 2 ratings — published — 15 editions Want to Read saving /5(13). On the Bawdy side of 18th century humor, this pamphlet is filled with stories and poems that, in its days, were meant to make men laugh and ladies to blush.

As the title page states - “Containing More Frolicksome Stuff, than any other Book of the size and Price.” And authored by - “From the Jolliest Authors”.

Binding: Pamphlet sewn. woman's life in colonial days carl holliday professor of english _san jose state college, california_ author of the wit and humor of colonial days, english fiction from the fifth to the twentieth century, a history of southern literature, the writings of colonial virginia, the cavalier poets, three.

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Will usually ship within same business day if paid before PDT (excludes weekends and holidays). Expected ship time may Seller Rating: % positive. I think there are some overlapping elements and certain things that set the two apart.

To me, wit involves a very quick and clever mental sharpness; being able to see a situation in a unique way and instinctively being able to respond with a rele.

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No doubt there was plenty of ruder humor going around, but it didn't get written down. Fun Fare, A Treasury of Reader's Digest Wit and Humor Editors-Bob Hope, Bennet Cerf, Groucho Marx, Don Herold, Ogden Nash, J.

McEvoy; Illustrator-Robert Day Published by Readers Digest (). Editor: Wilder, Marshall Pinckney, Title: The Wit and Humor of America, Volume I. (of X.) Contents: Anatole Dubois at de Horse Show, by Amsbary -- The Billville Spirit Meeting, by Stanton -- The British Matron, by Hawthorne -- The Champion Checker-Player of Ameriky, by Riley -- Colonel Sterett's Panther Hunt, by Lewis -- A Cry from the Consumer, by Nesbit -- The Curse of the.

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His down to earth prose combined with his acumen, wit, and wisdom is comparable to Benjamin Franklin in Poor Richard's Almanac.

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Widely read at the time of its publication inthe book conveys a vivid picture of home production of textiles, colonial dress, transportation, and other aspects of early American life.

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Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man. And therefore, if a man write little. In the old days of literature, only the very thick-skinned - or the very brilliant - dared enter the arena of literary criticism. To criticise a person's work required equal measures of erudition and wit, and inferior critics were often the butt of satire and ridicule.

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