At the Green Goose (Classic Reprint)

At the Green Goose (Classic Reprint)

by D. B. W. Lewis
     
 

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Punctually as the clock struck eight Professor Silas Plodsnitch, that great poet, philosopher, and neo-Pantagruelist, briskly entered the smoking-room of the Green Goose, called for coffee, lit his wooden pipe, coughed twice, and addressed the company as follows:

"While everyone," said the Professor, "must loathe being inspected

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Excerpt from At the Green Goose

Punctually as the clock struck eight Professor Silas Plodsnitch, that great poet, philosopher, and neo-Pantagruelist, briskly entered the smoking-room of the Green Goose, called for coffee, lit his wooden pipe, coughed twice, and addressed the company as follows:

"While everyone," said the Professor, "must loathe being inspected, none can hate it quite so much as men who make bees work for them. They are, those whom I have met, peculiarly irritable fellows, with an absurd superstition that they cannot be stung.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781331685586
Publisher:
FB &c Ltd
Publication date:
07/18/2015
Pages:
154
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.33(d)

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