The Chronicles of Clovis

The Chronicles of Clovis

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The Chronicles of Clovis by Saki

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1911

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The Chronicles of Clovis

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Introduction by A. A. Milne. -- Esmé -- The match-maker -- Tobermory -- Mrs. Packletide's tiger -- The stampeding of Lady Bastable -- The background -- Hermann the irascible: a story of the great weep -- The unrest-cure -- The jesting of Arlington Stringham -- Sredni Vashtar -- Adrian -- The chaplet -- The quest -- Wratislav -- The Easter egg -- Filboid Studge, the story of a mouse that helped -- The music on the hill -- The story of St. Vespaluus -- The way to the dairy -- The peace offering -- The peace of Mowsle Barton -- The talking-out of Tarrington -- The hounds of fate -- The recessional -- A matter of sentiment -- The secret sin of Septimus Brope -- "Ministers of Grace" -- The remoulding of Groby Lington.

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scholars, so one felt that this WESTMINSTER free- lance in the thirties was no fit competitor for the youth of other colleges. Indeed, it could not compete.

Well, I discovered him, but only to the few, the favoured, did I speak of him. It may have been my uncertainty (which still persists) whether he called himself Sayki, Sahki or Sakki which made me thus ungenerous of his name, or it may have been the feeling that the others were not worthy of him; but how refreshing it was when some intellectually blown-up stranger said "Do you ever read Saki?" to reply, with the same pronunciation and even greater condescension: "Saki! He has been my favourite author for years!"

A strange exotic creature, this Saki, to us many others who were trying to do it too. For we were so domestic, he so terrifyingly cosmopolitan. While we were being funny, as planned, with collar- studs and hot-water bottles, he was being much funnier with werwolves and tigers. Our little dialogues were between John and Mary; his, and ho

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Saki is one of the most adorable writers in the Dept. of English/ College of Languages/ Univ. of Baghdad. My students loved his masterpiece "Tobermory"
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