Punch, or the London Charivari, July 1, 1914

Cover image for

Download


Author: Various Authors
Published: 1914
Language: English
Wordcount: 13,520 / 48 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 73.4
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 364
Added to site: 2008.01.19
mnybks.net#: 19783
Genre: Periodical
Excerpt

any themes out of Oriental lore, mostly secular, that lend themselves to the drama of disappointed passion. My only serious protest is against the hypocrisy which pretends, with regard to Potiphar's Wife, to see a spiritual significance in what is mere vulgar animalism.

I ought, by the way, to have said that, in a spasm of chagrin, she chokes herself with the pearl necklace which lent the only touch of superfluity to her night attire, and was carried out--but not up the main staircase. Thus ends this sordid tragedy that so well illustrates that quality in Herr Strauss to which my guide refers when he speaks of his realization of a "poignant longing for divine cheerfulness."

O. S.

* * * * *

[Illustration: "Excuse me, Sir, but would you like to buy a nice little dawg?"

"No, thanks very much. He looks as though he would bite."

"'E won't bite yer if you buy 'im, Guv'ner."]

* * * * *

ENIGMA.

My love to me is cold, And no more seeks my

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for Punch, or the London Charivari, July 1, 1914 by Various Authors - Free eBook

Valkyrie's Vengeance

Loki's Wolves Book 0
Melissa Snark

Fans of paranormal and urban fantasy will enjoy... Read more

Cover image for Punch, or the London Charivari, July 1, 1914 by Various Authors - Free eBook

The Titan Drowns: Time Travel Romance

New Atlantis Time Travel Romance Book 6
Nhys Glover

2013 SFR GALAXY AWARD WINNER

"Heroism and... Read more

Cover image for Punch, or the London Charivari, July 1, 1914 by Various Authors - Free eBook

Helga: Out of Hedgelands

Wood Cow Chronicles Book 1
Rick Johnson

VOLUME ONE in the WOOD COW CHRONICLES series. <... Read more

Cover image for Punch, or the London Charivari, July 1, 1914 by Various Authors - Free eBook

Chausiku

Nightmare of the Clans Book One
Pamela E. Cash

There are six secret clans across the world–Afr... Read more

Cover image for Punch, or the London Charivari, July 1, 1914 by Various Authors - Free eBook

Mademoiselle At Arms

A Georgian Romance
Elizabeth Bailey

Set in the late Georgian era, Elizabeth Bailey’... Read more

Cover image for Punch, or the London Charivari, July 1, 1914 by Various Authors - Free eBook

The Tales of Tim Hurtletuta - New Beginnings

Tales of Tim Hurtletuta Series, Book 1
Matthew James Wilkins

"Tim Hurtletuta has forgotten something. He can... Read more

Cover image for Punch, or the London Charivari, July 1, 1914 by Various Authors - Free eBook

After the Cure

Deirdre Gould

Eight years ago the December Plague swept throu... Read more

Cover image for Punch, or the London Charivari, July 1, 1914 by Various Authors - Free eBook

The Unveiling

Book One (Age of Faith 1)
Tamara Leigh

12th century England: Two men vie for the thron... Read more

Cover image for Punch, or the London Charivari, July 1, 1914 by Various Authors - Free eBook

Healing Her Heart

Crystal Lake Series Book 1
Laura Scott

Dr. Gabe Allen has a rule about dating colleagues... Read more

Cover image for Punch, or the London Charivari, July 1, 1914 by Various Authors - Free eBook

Never A Choice

The Choices Trilogy #1
Dee Palmer

Bethany Thorne has secrets and she’s told a few... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

The Argosy
by Various Authors
Astounding Stories, June, 1931
by Various Authors

See more popular titles from this genre.