A Half-Day's Ride: Or, Estates in Corsica

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents ix
  • A Day's Ride 1
  • Waxworks and Opera 8
  • My Friends the Midgets 21
  • A Marriage in Manhattan 28
  • Travel Film 32
  • A Visit to Madame Pele 40
  • A Marine Adventure 92
  • The Country of the Crains 95
  • Henry Ford Versus Toilers of the Sea 99
  • Plautus and the Comic Inheritance 107
  • Robert Burns and the Poetic Inheritance 115
  • Its' Not Always Easy to Make Up a Story 124
  • Art and Infancy 135
  • Two Poets 142
  • The-City-To-Be-Forsaken or the Colonial Exhibition in Paris the Evening Before Its Close 150
  • Strange Nostalgia 164
  • Epic of the Sea and Epic of the Desert 175
  • Birds, Beasts, and Puppets 185
  • A Meditation on Cakes 193
  • A Casual Onlooker 200
  • The Sad Sequel to Puss in Boots 208
  • The Apple 216
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