World's Wit and Wisdom

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Norman Lockridge
Biltmore Publishing Company, 1945 - Epigrams - 585 pages
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Contents

EPIGRAMS
9
INTRODUCTION By NORMAN LOCKRIDGE
15
THE NATURE OF MAN AND HIS DESTINY
64
THE WISDOM OF BALZAC
70
THE ARTS
84
LITERATURE
104
SOCIETY AND SOLITUDE
122
LOVE
139
THE THEATRE 865
365
THE THOUGHTS AND AFTERTHOUGHTS
374
WIDOWS WIDOWERS AND WEEDS
385
THE BURDEN OF ANTIQUITY
391
THOUGHTS IN PRISONANONYMOUS 898
398
THE RAMBLINGS OF JOSH BILLINGS
407
DISRAELI
414
THE BITTER WISDOM OF ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
425

THE GRAVE SALLIES OF VAUVENARGUES
152
DEFINITIONS 870
172
THE WEDDING RING
198
ADAM AP PRAISES EVE
215
THE MEANS OF LIFE OF THE COMTESSE DIANE
228
EVE COLDLY APPRAISES
240
ONE MANS GOOD ANOTHER MANS EVIL
263
VOLTAIRE
275
SIR THOMAS BROWNE
285
LAWYERS AND THEIR TRICKS
296
DOCTORS AND THEIR CURES 804
304
IN A RESTRICTED CHANNEL 810
310
MONTESQUIEU 818
319
MAXIMS OF STATE AND MANNERS BY LORD HALIFAX
326
CONFESSION 833
333
SWIFT
341
GOETHE
350
OUT OF THE SOLITARY MEDITATIONS OF THOREAU
431
THE MAD WISDOM OF NIETZSCHE 488
438
THE MORALITIES OF LADY BLESSINGTON
446
TAINE
453
SIR WALTER SCOTT
462
THE CYNICISM OF PAUL GERALDY
469
DICKENS
478
THE GRAVE WHIMSIES OF LOGAN PEARSALL SMITH
487
THE BITTER IRONY OF AMBROSE BIERCE
494
THE CONTENTIONS OF IVAN PANIN
500
COCK AND HARLEQUIN BY JEAN COCTEAU
508
THE SENTIMENTS OF VICTOR HUGO
521
SANTAYANA
529
ANATOLE FRANCE
535
THE CONCLUSIONS OF FRANCIS HERBERT BRADLEY 686
544
MARK TWAIN
552
THE WORLD OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
558

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