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The permanent Ade : the living writings of George Ade

Author: George Ade; Fred C Kelly
Publisher: Indianapolis : The Bobbs-Merrill Company, [1947] ©1947
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ade, George, 1866-1944.
Permanent Ade.
Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill Co. [1947]
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Ade; Fred C Kelly
OCLC Number: 1075682
Description: 347 pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plate : black & white portrait ; 23 cm
Contents: FABLES IN SLANG: The Fable of Sister Mae, Who Did as Well as Could Be Expected --
The Fable of the Preacher Who Flew His Kite, But Not Because He Wished to Do So --
The Fable of the Copper and the Jovial Undergrads --
The Fable of the Man Who Didn't Care for Story-Books --
The Fable of the Regular Customer and the Copper-Lined Entertainer --
The Fable of the Honest Money-Maker and the Partner of His Joys, Such as They Were --
The Fable of the Adult Girl Who got Busy Before They Could Ring the Bell on Her --
The Fable of the Author Who Was Sorry for What He did to Willie --
The Fable of the Boston Biologist & the Native with the Blue Hardware --
The Fable of the Husband Who Showed Up & Did the Best He Knew How --
The Fabel of Uncle Silas & the Matrimonial Game --
The Fable of the Wise Piker Who Had the Kind of Talk That Went --
The Fable of the Brotherhood of States & the Wife Who Was Responsible for the Jubilee --
The Fable of the All-Night Seance & the Limit That Ceased to Be --
The Fable of This Year's St. George & the 800 Microscopic Dragons --
The Fable of the Day's Work & the Morning After --
The Fable of the Old-Time Pedagogue Who Came Down from the Shelf and Was Sufficiently Bumped --
The Fable of the Low-Down Expert on the Subject of Babies --
The Fable of the Parlor Blacksmith Who Was Unable to Put It Right Over the Plate --
The Fable of the Cut-Up Who Came Very Near Losing His Ticket, But Who Turned Defeat Into Victory --
The Periodical Souse, the Never-Again Feeling and the Ride on the Sprinkling Cart --
The Search for the Right House and How Mrs. Jump Had Her Annual Attack --
The Summer Vacation That Was Too Good to Last --
The Fable of the Lonesome Trolley-Riders and Their Quest of Harmless Amusement --
The Fable of the Family That Worked Overtime in Taking Care of Nellie --
The Fable of What Horace Stood for in Order to Land the Queen --
The Fable of How the Fearless Favorite from St. Louis Flagged the Hot-Looker Across the Way --
The Fable of the Old Fox and the Young Fox --
Hazel's Two Husbands and What Became of Them --
The Coming-Out Girl and a Few of Her Keen Guesses --
The Roystering Blades --
Willie Curtin--A Man --
Mr. Payson's Satirical Christmas --
The Judge's Son --
Artie --
On Winning the Affections of a Woman --
On the Transference of Affections --
Doc' Decides to Leave the Hotel --
Il Janitoro --
Mr. Benson's Experience with a Maniac --
Why "Gondola" Was Put Away --
At "Larry's Lunch" --
Clarence Allen, the Hypnotic Boy Journalist --
ESSAYS, STORIES AND OTHER PIECES. The Joys of Single Blessedness --
Advice --
Putting up a Front --
Letters of Introduction --
The Old-Time Saloon --
An Incident of Travel --
To Make a Hoosier Holiday --
Getting Sister Laura Married Off --
The Microbe's Serenade --
The Yankee's Prayer --
PLAYS. Marse Covington --
The Sultan of Sulu.
Responsibility: Edited by Fred C. Kelly.


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