The Works of Max Beerbohm

The Works of Max Beerbohm
With a Bibliography by John Lane

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The Works of Max Beerbohm by Sir Beerbohm Max

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The Works of Max Beerbohm
With a Bibliography by John Lane

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Contents: Dandies and Dandies; A Good Prince; 1880; King George the Fourth; The Pervasion of Rouge; Poor Romeo!; Diminuendo

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ficers in clothes exactly like his own; was quite as deeply annoyed as would be some god, suddenly entering a restaurant of many mirrors. One day, he rode upon parade in a pale blue tunic, with silver epaulettes. The Colonel, apologising for the narrow system which compelled him to so painful a duty, asked him to leave the parade. The Beau saluted, trotted back to quarters and, that afternoon, sent in his papers. Henceforth he lived freely as a fop, in his maturity, should.

His de'but in the town was brilliant and delightful. Tales of his elegance had won for him there a precedent fame. He was reputed rich. It was known that the Regent desired his acquaintance. And thus, Fortune speeding the wheels of his cabriolet and Fashion running to meet him with smiles and roses in St. James's, he might well, had he been worldly or a weakling, have yielded his soul to the polite follies. But he passed them by. Once he was settled in his suite, he never really strayed from his toilet-table, save for a few brief hour

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