For People Who Laugh; Showing How, Through Woman, Came Laughter Into The World

Paperback | February 7, 2012

byAdair Welcker

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1904 Excerpt: ... as grand as if it was a funeral instead of a marriage. One of the miners who had once been a Judge performed the ceremony. I gave Perkins away, being chief groom; and then we had a banquet at which, as usual, we mingled wine and wit and eloquence in great shape. Everything went in those times, and even bashful men could somehow get married." Mysterious Disappearance of a King. Or Strayed, Lost or Stolen. PERHAPS the reader'will remember the tremendous excitement in the oyster, paste diamond, canned crab, and codfish circles of this country in 1854-5, caused by the sudden, mysterious and unaccountable disappearance of a despotic European monarch from his kingdom. But a few moments before his disappearance he had been seen. While putting on a paper collar--the first ever worn in his kingdom--which had been presented to him in a golden casket studded with diamonds, he had been seen at the hour of 7 in the morning, by the Chief Lord of the Inner Bedchamber; by the second Lord of the Bath in Waiting; and by the Third Royal Knight of his Majesty's Soapsuds. The countenance of the King was observed to have upon it, at the time, the healthy glow produced by the Second Lord of the Bath in Waiting, by the vigorous use of a specially prepared rough towel, in the skillful handling of which he had achieved much renown. The third Lord of the Inner Door Knob had also observed his Majesty but four minutes later, while walking about in his vest and night cap, in the outer bedchamber wearing that princely meditative air, which has been so often noticed; and through the dining room window his Majesty's chief Knight of the Trowel, while at work in the fifth chamber, fourth floor, of the tower opposite, had seen him with a part of a chicken brochette held on a fork in the air i...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1904 Excerpt: ... as grand as if it was a funeral instead of a marriage. One of the miners who had once been a Judge performed the ceremony. I gav...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217477186

ISBN - 13:9780217477185

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