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Beecher as a humorist

by Henry Ward Beecher

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Published by Fords, Howard and Hulbert in New York .
Written in English

Edition Notes

ContributionsAmes, Eleanor Maria (Easterbrook), Mrs., 1831-1908, [from old catalog] comp.
LC ClassificationsPS1084.B2 Z6, Microfilm 75920 PS
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 213 p.
Number of Pages213
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23383807M
LC Control Number20013753

Mark Twain and the Colonel: Samuel L. Clemens, Theodore Roosevelt, and the Arrival of a New Century Philip McFarland. Rowman & Littlefield, $28 (p) ISBN Children's Literature books at E-Books Directory: files with free access on the Internet. by Harriet Beecher Stowe - Project Gutenberg, the book remains one of this incomparable humorist's most popular and oft-dramatized tales. ( views) The Second Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling - .

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Beecher as a humorist by Henry Ward Beecher Download PDF EPUB FB2

Genre/Form: Humor: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Beecher, Henry Ward, Beecher as a humorist. New York, Fords, Howard and Hulbert, Genre/Form: Humor: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Beecher, Henry Ward, Beecher as a humorist. New York, Fords, Howard and Hulbert, Eleanor Maria Easterbrook Ames (October 7, - ) better known by her pen name, Eleanor Kirk, was an American author from Rhode wrote a number of books and published a magazine entitled Eleanor Kirk's was also a regular contributor to The Revolution and Packard's died in Born: Eleanor ("Nellie") Maria Easterbrook, October.

Beecher, Henry Ward, Beecher as a humorist; (New York, Fords, Howard and Hulbert, Beecher as a humorist book (page images at HathiTrust) Beecher, Henry Ward, Beecher as a humorist; selections from the published works of Henry Ward Beecher, comp. by Eleanor Kirk [pseud.]. However, QI has examined multiple editions of this book and the quotation was absent.

The misattribution to Henry Ward Beecher was based on an incorrect reading of an entry in a quotation collection created by Laurence J. Peter. Details are given further below. Here are additional selected citations in chronological order.

Follow Beecher Henry Ward and explore their bibliography from 's Beecher Henry Ward Author Page. Beecher as a humorist: selections from the published works of Henry Ward Beecher by Beecher, Henry Ward 2 editions - first published in Read Listen.

Uncle Tom's Cabin, by Harriet Beecher Stowe, is as famous as it is book helped to flare up feelings for the slaves in the South, but some of the stereotypes have not been appreciated by some readers in more recent : Esther Lombardi.

Harriet Beecher Stowe () was born in Litchfield, Connecticut, and brought up with puritanical strictness. She had one sister and six brothers. Her father, Lyman Beecher, was a controversial Calvinist preacher.

Her mother, Roxana Foote, died at 41 - Stowe was four at that time. The Wit and Humor of America contains poems, letters, articles, chapters from books, limericks, short sketches and plays.

It was published in Some of the themes and jokes seem dated, and politically incorrect but the essential fun is undeniable and this book makes a nice read for the times when you have a couple of hours to spare.3/5(1).

Works of Harriet Beecher Stowe with active table of contents. Works include:Betty's Bright Idea, also, Deacon Pitkin's Farm, and the First Christmas of New EnglandChristmas in PoganucLady Byron Vindicatedk, A history of the Byron controversy from its beginning in to the present timeOldtown Fireside StoriesPink and White Tyranny, A Society NovelQueer Little FolksSunny Memories of Foreign Brand: Golgotha Press.

Listed on the National Register of Historic places, Thurber House was the home of author, humorist, and New Yorker cartoonist James Thurber and his family when Thurber was a student at The Ohio State University. Thurber House opened in as a non-profit literary center and museum of Thurber materials.

Zane Grey Museum. “Beecher as a Humorist: Selections from the Published Works of Henry Ward Beecher” 2 Copy quote It is not desirable that we should live as in the constant atmosphere and presence of death; that would unfit us for life; but it is well for us, now and then, to talk with death as friend talketh with friend, and to bathe in the strange seas.

Lectures to Young Men: On Various Important Subjects (Classic Reprint) [Henry Ward Beecher] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Xll NOTICES OF THE TfflRD EDITION. President Wylie says it deserves a place on the shelf of every honsehoW in the land. President White says.

Harriet Elisabeth Beecher Stowe (J – July 1, ) was an American abolitionist and author. Her novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin" () was a depiction of life for African Americans under slavery; it reached millions as a novel and play, and became influential in the United States and United : NOOK Book (Ebook).

Scholars and researchers may delight in this collection of Twain editorials and sketches from his days at the Buffalo (N.Y.) Express, but the general reader will want to hunt and peck for the “good parts.” Twain bought part interest in the Express in and spent 18 months as its managing editor and editorial writer.

This was a “pivotal period” for the writer, the editors note. The Innocents Abroad is a long book ofwords covering over densely written pages.

Twain takes a sardonic, humorous view of European art as he guides us Cited by: Scores of quotes, sayings, and speculations on motherhood — from Roman poet Virgil to comedienne Phyllis Diller — constitute this delightful and entertaining compendium.

Shakespeare is quoted, as are Sophocles, Dr. Benjamin Spock, Thomas Jefferson, Victor Hugo, Napoleon, Edna Ferber, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Gloria Vanderbilt, and many others.

Ron Powers, a Pulitzer Prize-winning and Emmy Award-winning writer and critic, has studied and written about Mark Twain for many years. He is the author of ten books, including Dangerous Water: A Biography of the Boy Who Became Mark Twain, and the coauthor of two, including the #1 New York Times bestseller Flags of Our Fathers.

He lives in Middlebury, Vermont/5(23). 15 works of Harriet Beecher Stowe American abolitionist and author () This ebook presents a collection of 15 works of Harriet Beecher Stowe. A dynamic table of contents allows you to jump directly to the work selected. Table of Contents: American Woman's Home or the Principles of Domestic ScienceBrand: The Perfect Library.

Harriet Ward Beecher said it best: “Speak when you are angry and you’ll make the best speech you’ll ever regret” In an advertisement for a Baptist church in a Pennsylvania newspaper attributed the adage to the well-known humorist Ambrose Bierce: Old town is a fictional name for the real town of Natick, Massachusetts, the native home of Harriett Beecher Stowe's husband, and many of the ideas in the book come primarily from his memories.

Old town Folks has claim to be read as a religious novel and. Appreciation: Franny Beecher, lead guitarist of Bill Haley’s Comets Members of The Comets, from left, Marshall Lytle, Franny Beecher and Joey Ambrose perform at .