Yet Again
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Yet Again

By Max Beerbohm, Sir
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Book Description

This 1909 collection of humorous sketches includes The Fire," Seeing People Off," A Club in Ruins," A Study in Dejection," A Pathetic Imposture," The Decline of the Graces," Whistler's Writing," A Morris for May-Day," The House of Commons Manner," The Naming of Streets," On Shakespeare's Birthday," A Home-Coming," and The Humour of the Public."

Table of Contents
  • Yet Again
  • by
  • Max Beerbohm
  • CONTENTS
    • THE FIRE SEEING PEOPLE OFF A MEMORY OF A MIDNIGHT EXPRESS PORRO UNUM... A CLUB IN RUINS '273' A STUDY IN DEJECTION A PATHETIC IMPOSTURE THE DECLINE OF THE GRACES WHISTLER'S WRITING ICHABOD GENERAL ELECTIONS A PARALLEL A MORRIS FOR MAY-DAY THE HOUSE OF COMMONS MANNER THE NAMING OF STREETS ON SHAKESPEARE'S BIRTHDAY A HOME-COMING 'THE RAGGED REGIMENT' THE HUMOUR OF THE PUBLIC DULCEDO JUDICIORUM
  • WORDS FOR PICTURES
    • 'HARLEQUIN' 'THE GARDEN OF LOVE' 'ARIANE ET DIONYSE' 'PETER THE DOMINICAN' 'L' OISEAU BLEU' 'MACBETH AND THE WITCHES' 'CARLOTTA GRISI' 'HO-TEI' 'THE VISIT'
  • 'YET AGAIN'
    • SOME CRITICISMS OF THE FIRST EDITION
    • THE FIRE
    • SEEING PEOPLE OFF
    • A MEMORY OF A MIDNIGHT EXPRESS
    • PORRO UNUM...
    • A CLUB IN RUINS
    • '273'
    • A STUDY IN DEJECTION
    • A PATHETIC IMPOSTURE
    • THE DECLINE OF THE GRACES
    • WHISTLER'S WRITING
    • ICHABOD
    • GENERAL ELECTIONS
    • A PARALLEL
    • A MORRIS FOR MAY-DAY
    • THE HOUSE OF COMMONS MANNER
    • THE NAMING OF STREETS
    • ON SHAKESPEARE'S BIRTHDAY
    • A HOME-COMING
    • 'THE RAGGED REGIMENT'
    • THE HUMOUR OF THE PUBLIC
    • DULCEDO JUDICIORUM
  • WORDS FOR PICTURES
    • 'HARLEQUIN'
    • A SIGN-BOARD, PAINTED ON COPPER, SIGNED 'W. EVANS, LONDON' CIRCA 1820
    • 'THE GARDEN OF LOVE'
    • A PAINTING BY RUBENS, IN THE PRADO
    • 'ARIANE ET DIONYSE'
    • A PAINTING BY PAUL BERGERON, 1740
    • 'PETER THE DOMINICAN'
    • A PAINTING BY GIOVANNI BELLINI, IN THE NATIONAL GALLERY
    • 'L'OISEAU BLEU'
    • A PAINTING ON SILK BY CHARLES CONDER
    • 'MACBETH AND THE WITCHES'
    • A PAINTING BY COROT, IN THE HERTFORD HOUSE COLLECTION
    • 'CARLOTTA GRISI'
    • A COLOURED PRINT
    • 'HO-TEI'
    • A COLOURED DRAWING BY HOKUSAI
    • 'THE VISIT'
    • A PAINTING BY GEORGE MORLAND, IN THE HERTFORD HOUSE COLLECTION
    • 'YET AGAIN'
    • SOME CRITICISMS OF THE FIRST EDITION
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