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Casual observations
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Casual observations
by Arthur Ponsonby.

Published 1930 by G. Allen & Unwin in London .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

preface 7
1 casual observations 11
2 greetings and partings 23
3 eavesdropping 28
4 a plea for bushy whiskers 37
5 church choirs 47
6 queen victoria's letters 52
7 oriental diplomacy 57
8 stoke-charity 63
9 looks and appearances 68
10 losing your temper 73
11 adventures in diplomacy 78
12 a first glimpse at america 83
13 national characteristics 93
14 biographies 98
15 some posers 103
16 meiosis 108
17 education 114
18 masters of balliol 119
19 the spirit of contradiction 124
20 a village sale 129
21 animal stories 134
22 criminals 139
23 the power of authority 144
24 rubbish 150
25 increase of population 155
26 disclosures of identity 160
27 "nothing ever happens in crewe, anyway" 165
28 birthday celebrations 170
29 endeavour and accomplishment 175
30 the gourmet 180
31 the salt of the earth 192
32 bogus men 197
33 voice, manner, and tricks 202
34 the victim 207
35 ambition and heroism 212
36 observing casually 217

Edition Notes

These papers, with the exception of eight, were originally published in the Manchester guardian. cf. Pref.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
824.91
Library of Congress
PR6031.O6 C3 1930

The Physical Object

Format
Hardback
Pagination
220 p.
Number of pages
220
Dimensions
8 x 5.57 x 1 inch
Weight
13 ounch

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL6753549M
LC Control Number
31002957
OCLC/WorldCat
10443790

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