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Punch, or the London Charivari

Vol. 159, September 1st, 1920

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1920
Language: English
Wordcount: 13,427 / 47 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 79.4
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 319
Added to site: 2005.09.19
mnybks.net#: 11478
Genre: Periodical
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r strife) Where have they put my hat?

That lecture was prepared on May 27th; my colleague's lecture was delivered on June 5th. It is clear to me that in the interval--by what discreditable means I know not--he obtained access to my manuscript and borrowed the idea, thinking to cloak his guilt by specious talk about the Italian Canzone. The device of offering stolen goods under a new name is an old one, and will help him little; the jury will know what to think.

Apart from this single piece of (second-hand) instruction, what contribution does he make to the student's knowledge of the Art of Poetry? He makes no reference to comic poetry at all; apparently he has never heard of the Limerick, and I have the gravest doubts whether he can write one, though that, I admit, is a severe test. I am prepared however to give him a public opportunity of establishing his fitness for his post, and with that end I propose to put to him the following problems, and if his answers are satisfactory

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