Author:Robert Rudd Whiting [Collected]

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Four Hundred Good Stories

By: Robert Rudd Whiting [Collected]

Price: $18.00

Publisher: England, The Baker & Taylor Company: 1912

Seller ID: 231342

Condition: Fair Condition


A collection of anecdotes, like corned beef hash, should be judged as much by what is left out as by what is put in. The editor has sought to exclude from this little book all stories of purely local appeal, as well as stories that depend for their humour upon ridicule of any nation or creed. The index of the subjects illustrated by these stories will, it is thought, be helpful to public speakers. A speech is a long, narrow passage leading to some broad conclusion. Anecdotes are the lamps that light the way. If the passage be obscure and gloomy, it may be that few will follow it. But if the pa... View more info