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My remarkable uncle, and other sketches

Author: Stephen Leacock
Publisher: New York : Dodd, Mead & Co., 1942.
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Leacock, Stephen, 1869-1944.
My remarkable uncle, and other sketches.
New York : Dodd, Mead & Co., 1942
(OCoLC)615186862
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Leacock
OCLC Number: 368170
Notes: At head of title: Stephen Leacock.
Description: vi, 313 pages ; 19 cm
Contents: My remarkable uncle --
The old farm and the new frame --
The struggle to make us gentlemen --
The British soldier --
The mathematics of the lost chord --
The passing of the kitchen --
Come back to school --
What's in a name? --
Who canonizes the classics? --
Among the antiques --
What is a sport? --
Why do we fish? --
When fellers go fishing --
Eating air --
The saving grace of humour --
Laughing off our history --
War and humour --Christmas rapture --
Christmas shopping --
War-time Santa Claus --
War-time Christmas --
Cricket for Americans --
Our American visitors --
A welcome to a visiting American --
Why is the United States? --
The transit of Venus --
Migration in English literature --
Three score and ten --
Index: there is no index --
L'envoi: A salutation across the sea.
Responsibility: Stephen Leacock.

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