Fibble, D.D.

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Author: Irvin S. Cobb
Published: 1915
Language: English
Wordcount: 47,385 / 145 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 60.2
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 886
Added to site: 2008.11.05
mnybks.net#: 22553
Origin: gutenberg.org

Being Divers Episodes in the Life of a Certain Young Curate. Subdivided, for Convenience, into Three Parts

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em even more than the project itself. I recall that, in part, I spoke as follows:

"With me as your leader, your guide, your mentor, we shall go forth into the open, to seek out the bosky dell; to pierce the wildwood tangle; to penetrate the trackless wilderness. Our tents shall be spread alongside the purling brook, hard by some larger body of water. There, in my mind's eye, I see us as we practise archery and the use of the singlestick, both noble sports and much favoured by the early Britons. There we cull the flowers of the field and the forest glade, weaving them into garlands, building them into nosegays. By kindness and patience we tame the wild creatures. We learn to know the calls of the wildwood warblers, which I am credibly informed are many and varied in character; and by imitating those calls we charm the feathered minstrels to leave their accustomed haunts on the sheltering bough and to come and perch on our outstretched hands.

"We lave our limbs in the pellucid waters of the lake o

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