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by Stephen Leacock
Author: Stephen Leacock
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing, LLC (June 17, 2004)
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Stephen Leacock My Discovery of England. Chicago," according to another book of discovery, "struck me as a large city
Stephen Leacock My Discovery of England. Introduction of Mr. Stephen Leacock Given by Sir Owen Seaman on the Occasion of His First Lecture in London. Chicago," according to another book of discovery, "struck me as a large city. Situated as it is and where it is, it seems destined to be a place of importance.
My Discovery of England book. The Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour was named in his honour. Books by Stephen Leacock
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I had expected that the reporter would say: "As soon as Mr. Leacock came across the floor we felt we were in the . Leacock came across the floor we felt we were in the presence of a 'dynamo' (or an 'extinct battle-horse' as the case may be. Otherwise I would have kept up those energetic movements all the morning. But they fatigue me, and I did not think them necessary. In any case I will insert here the answer I had written out in my pocket-book (one copy for each paper-the way we do it in Youngstown), and which read: "London strikes me as emphatically a city with a future.
In the course of time a very considerable public feeling was aroused in the United States and Canada over this state of affairs. The lack of reciprocity in it seemed unfair. It was felt (or at least I felt) that the time had come when some one ought to go over and take some impressions off England. The choice of such a person (my choice) fell upon myself. By an arrangement with the Geographical Society of America, acting in conjunction with the Royal Geographical Society of England (to both of whom I communicated my proposal), I went at my own expense.
My Discovery of England. Among the thousands of MSS. which reached us-many of them coming in carts early in the morning, and moving in a dense phalanx, indistinguishable from the Covent Garden Market waggons; others pouring down our coal-chute during the working hours of the day; and others again being slipped surreptitiously into our letter-box by pale, timid girls, scarcely more than children, after.
LibriVox recording of My Discovery of England, by Stephen Leacock. His second book involves him travelling to England, from his native Canada, and writing in the slightly patronising and earnestly parochial way that English writers favoured while touring North America. In the course of time a very considerable public feeling was aroused in the United States and Canada over this state of affairs. His description of English people coming to mine, and then sell, their impressions of America is terribly funny if, like me, you’ve enjoyed works in this genre.
Stephen P. H. Butler Leacock FRSC (30 December 1869 – 28 March 1944) was a Canadian teacher, political scientist, writer, and humourist. Between the years 1915 and 1925, he was the best-known English-speaking humourist in the world
Stephen P. Between the years 1915 and 1925, he was the best-known English-speaking humourist in the world. He is known for his light humour along with criticisms of people's follies. Stephen Leacock was born in Swanmore, a village near Southampton in southern England
My Discovery of England Текст. Автор:Stephen Leacock. But let us turn to the House of Commons: for no description of England would be complete without at least some mention of this interesting body.
My Discovery of England Текст. Indeed for the ordinary visitor to London the greatest interest of all attaches to the spacious and magnificent Parliament Buildings. The House of Commons is commodiously situated beside the River Thames.