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Literary Lapses -- A Book of Sketches

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This book is a member of the special collection Special Collection: The Works of Stephen Leacock (1869-1944)

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Title:Literary Lapses -- A Book of Sketches
Author:
Leacock, Stephen Butler   
(34 of 59 for author by title)
Mackenzie, Baldwin, Lafontaine, Hincks: The Makers of Canada Series, New and Revised (Volume V)
Lincoln Frees the Slaves
Published:   1910
Publisher:Gazette Printing Company, Limited
Tags:Canadiana, compendium, fiction, humour, Canadian wit and humour, New Canadian Library
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Preface

My Financial Career

Lord Oxhead's Secret

Boarding-House Geometry

The Awful Fate Of Melpomenus Jones

The New Food

A New Pathology

The Force Of Statistics

Getting The Thread Of It

Telling His Faults

Winter Pastimes

Number Fifty-six

The Conjurer's Revenge

Hints To Travellers

A Manual Of Education

The Life Of John Smith

On Collecting Things

Society Chat-Chat

Borrowing A Match

A Lesson In Fiction

Helping The Armenians

An Experiment With Policeman Hogan

Self-Made Men

A Model Dialogue

Reflections On Riding

Saloonio

A, B, and C [Suggest a different description.]

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Author Bio for Leacock, Stephen Butler

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Stephen Butler Leacock (December 30, 1869 - March 28, 1944) was a Canadian political scientist, and writer and humourist. He was extremely popular around the world, indeed, between 1915 and 1925 he was the most popular and widely read humourist in the English-speaking world.

Perhaps his most famous books were Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town and Arcadian Adventures with the Idle Rich, two of his thirty-five books of humour. He wrote twenty-eight books of non-fiction, his first was the famous Elements of Political Science.

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