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Fables in slang;

Author: George Ade
Publisher: Chicago, H.S. Stone and Co., 1900.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : [19th thousand]View all editions and formats

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Ade, George, 1866-1944.
Fables in slang.
Chicago, H.S. Stone and Co., 1900
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Ade
OCLC Number: 4293665
Description: 201 pages illustrations 16 cm
Contents: The fable of the visitor who got a lot for three dollars --
The fable of the slim girl who tried to keep a date that was never made --
The fable of the New York person who gave the stage fright to Fostoria, Ohio --
The fable of the kid who shifted his ideal --
The fable of the base ball fan who took the only known cure --
The fable of the good fairy with the lorgnette, and why she got it good --
The fable of the unintentional heroes of Centreville --
The fable of the parents who tinkered with the offspring --
The fable of how he never touched George --
The fable of the preacher who flew his kite, but not because he wished to do so --
The fable of handsome Jethro, who was simply cut out to be a merchant --
The fable of Paducah's favorite comedians and the mildewed stunt --
The fable of Flora and Adolph and a home gone wrong --
The fable of the copper and the jovial undergrads --
The fable of the professor who wanted to be alone --
The fable of a statesman who couldn't make good --
The fable of the brash drummer and the peach who learned that there were others --
The fable of Sister Mae, who did as well as could be expected --
The fable of how the fool-killer backed out of a contract --
The fable of the caddy who hurt his head while thinking --
The fable of the martyr who liked the job --
The fable of the Bohemian who had hard luck --
The fable of the coming champion who was delayed --
The fable of the lawyer who brought in a minority report --
The fable of the two mandolin players and the willing performer --
The fable of the man who didn't care for story-books.
Responsibility: by Geoge Ade. Illustrated by Clyde J. Newman.


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