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Essaying the essay

Author: Burges Johnson
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, and Co., 1927.
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Genre/Form: Essays
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Johnson, Burges, 1877-1963.
Essaying the essay.
Boston, Little, Brown, and company, 1927
(OCoLC)612546529
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Burges Johnson
OCLC Number: 1297952
Description: xiii, 317 pages : music ; 19 cm
Contents: For teachers. Of writing in general --
Of essays in particular --
For students. Getting ready to begin --
Consciousness of style --
The personal pronoun --
Incident and human interest --
Quotation marks --
Essay-beginnings --
The matter of mood --
On cutting down --
Vocabulary --
Imitation of the masters --
History of the essay. Collection of essays and parts of essays of many kinds. A preface to his essays / Michel de Montaigne --
Of books (incomplete) / Michel de Montaigne --
Of the institution and education of children (incomplete) / Michel de Montaigne --
Of travel / Francis Bacon --
Of studies / Francis Bacon --
Of gardens (incomplete) / Francis Bacon --
A printer's prologue / William Caxton --
Dame Prudence on riches (from the Tale of Melibeus) / Geoffrey Chaucer --
Hamlet's advice to the players (from Hamlet) / William Shakespeare --
Of painting the face (incomplete) / T.T. --
The good schoolmaster / Thomas Fuller --
Of winter / Thomas Dekker --
The tactless man / Theophrastus --
The bore / Theophrastus --
Of myself / Abraham Cowley --
The tongue (from the epistle of St. James) / the Bible, King James version, 1611 --
The vanity of riches (from Ecclesiastes) / the Bible, King James version, 1611 --
A house of one's own (from Ecclesiasticus) / the Bible, King James version, 1611 --
The slough of despond (an extract from Pilgrim's progress) / John Bunyan --
Robinson Crusoe (an extract) / Daniel Defoe --
The grand elixir / Alexander Pope --
A meditation upon a broomstick / Jonathan Swift --
The art of political lying (incomplete) / Jonathan Swift --
Jack Lizard / Richard Steele --
Sir Roger at church / Joseph Addison --
Witches / Joseph Addison --
Old maids and bachelors / Oliver Goldsmith --
Old china / Charles Lamb --
Popular fallacies / Charles Lamb --
The two races of men / Charles Lamb --
On going on a journey (incomplete) / WIlliam Hazlitt --
Getting up on cold mornings / Leigh Hunt --
The maid-servant / Leigh Hunt --
The art of book-making / Washington Irving --
Tunbridge toys / William Makepeace Thackeray --
Night walks (incomplete) / Charles Dickens --
Gifts / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
Where I lived and what I lived for (incomplete) / Henry David Thoreau --
The autocrat of the breakfast table (an extract) / Oliver Wendell Holmes --
Symbols (an extract from Sartor resartus) / Thomas Carlyle --
Of kings' treasuries (incomplete) / John Ruskin --
A college magazine / Robert Louis Stevenson --
The whole duty of woman / Edmund Gosse --
On lying in bed / Gilbert K. Chesteron --
A relic / Max Beerbohm --
Fiddlers errant / Robert Haven Schauffler --
Literary Burrowing / Frank Moore Colby --
Comfortable books / Elisabeth Woodbridge Morris --
A confession in prose / Walter Prichared Eaton --
Round Columbus Circle / Christopher Morley --
The true Patrick Henry / Burges Johnson --
Suggestions for essays.
Responsibility: by Burges Johnson.

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