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American humourists

Ford, Robert

American humourists

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by Ford, Robert

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Published by A. Gardner in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American wit and humor -- 19th century.,
  • Humorists, American -- 19th century -- Biography.,
  • Authors, American -- 19th century -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementsketched and sampled by Robert Ford.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6157 .F7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination328 p. :
    Number of Pages328
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6559643M
    LC Control Number13017852
    OCLC/WorldCa5900170

      The American woman is certainly more her own mistress than the Englishwoman, just because America does its best for women and only its second-best for men. The tendency among American humourists is to dwell a little on the greed of the Englishman, who is represented as incapable of earning money for himself.


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