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Essays old and new,

Author: Essie Chamberlain
Publisher: New York, Chicago, Harcourt, Brace and Co., 1934.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. and enlView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Essie Chamberlain
OCLC Number: 1106838
Description: 1 preliminary leaf, v-xxxvii, 460 pages 20 cm
Contents: Introduction. The essay defined ; The essay further defined ; Characteristics of the essay ; The essay resembles conversation ; The subject matter of the essay ; History of the essay ; Relation of the essay to other literary forms --
An apology for idlers ; Aes triplex / Robert Louis Stevenson --
The strenuous life / Theodore Roosevelt --
Traits of Indian character / Washington Irving --
A dissertation upon roast pig / Charles Lamb --
Saint Joan of Arc / Mark Twain --
On unanswering letters ; What men live by ; On doors / Christopher Morley --
A kitten / Agnes Repplier --
Oxford as I see it ; A, B, and C--
the human element in mathematics / Stephen Leacock --
The new freedom / Woodrow Wilson --
Every man's natural desire to be somebody else / Samuel McChord Crothers --
Independence / Rudyard Kipling --
The magic ring / Kenneth Grahame --
Boating / Oliver Wendell Holmes --
American and Briton / John Galsworthy --
My silent servants / John Kendrick Bangs --
Where I lived and what I lived for / Henry David Thoreau --
The art of procuring pleasant dreams / Benjamin Franklin --
Mary White / William Allen White --
Self-reliance / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
The great American game / William Lyon Phelps --
The Mississippi ; New Orleans / Lafcadia Hearn --
The romantic in the rain ; On running after one's hat / G.K. Chesterton --
Translating literature into life / Arnold Bennett --
Possessions ; Telephonics / E.V. Lucas --
A message to Garcia / Elbert Hubbard --
Landfalls and departures / Joseph Conrad --
Of riches ; Of studies ; Of friendship ; Of truth /Francis Bacon ; The fifty-first dragon / Heywood Brown ; I entertain an agent unawares / David Grayson ; On making camp / Stewart Edward White ; On carrying a cane / Robert Cortes Holliday --
To be read only by serious stupid persons / Charles S. Brooks --
The death of an old dog / William Henry Hudson --
Three days to see / Helen Adams Keller. Romance / Simeon Strunsky --
My mother / Lizette Woodward Reese --
The jungle sluggard / William Beebe --
Epigrams / Jonathan Swift --
I get a colt to break in / Lincoln Steffens --
On war / George Santayana --
Column left / Stuart Chase --
Dwight W. Morrow / Walter Lippman.
Responsibility: edited by Essie Chamberlain.

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