The Angel and the Author, and Others
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The Angel and the Author, and Others

By Jerome K. (Jerome Klapka) Jerome
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  • The Angel and the Author - and Others, by Jerome K. Jerome
  • THE ANGEL AND THE AUTHOR —AND OTHERS
    • CHAPTER I
      • The Author tells of his Good Deeds.
      • The Angel appears to have made a slight Mistake.
      • The Author is troubled concerning his Investments.
      • And questions a Man of Thought.
    • CHAPTER II
      • Philosophy and the Dæmon.
      • When the Dæmon will not work.
    • CHAPTER III
      • Literature and the Middle Classes.
      • May a man of intelligence live, say, in Surbiton?
    • CHAPTER IV
      • Man and his Master.
      • Why the Man in Uniform has, generally, sad Eyes.
      • The Traveller’s one Friend.
      • The disadvantage of being an unknown Person.
    • CHAPTER V
      • If only we had not lost our Tails!
      • And little Boys would always tell the Truth!
      • And everyone obtained his just Deserts!
      • And only people would do Parlour Tricks who do them well!
      • And all the World had Sense!
    • CHAPTER VI
      • Fire and the Foreigner.
      • My British Stupidity.
      • I am considered Cold and Mad.
      • Sometimes I wish I were an American Woman.
    • CHAPTER VII
      • Too much Postcard.
      • The Postcard as a Family Curse.
      • The Artist’s Dream.
      • Why not the Eternal Male for a change?
      • How Women are ruined by Art.
      • Difficulty of living up to the Poster.
    • CHAPTER VIII
      • The Lady and the Problem.
      • The Stage Hero who, for once, had Justice done to him.
      • She has a way of mislaying her Husband.
      • What is a Lady to do with a Husband when she has finished with him?
      • Could she—herself—have been to blame?
    • CHAPTER IX
      • Civilization and the Unemployed.
      • Early instances of “Dumping.”
      • Cricket, as viewed from the fixed Stars.
      • The Heir of all Ages.  His Inheritance.
      • Is it “Playing the Game?”
    • CHAPTER X
      • Patience and the Waiter.
      • Waiterkind in the making.
      • His Little Mistakes.
      • How to insult him.
    • CHAPTER XI
      • The everlasting Newness of Woman.
      • Doctor says she is not to be bothered.
      • That “Higher Life.”
      • Is there anything left for her to learn?
      • When they have tried it the other way round.
      • A brutal suggestion.
    • CHAPTER XII
      • Why I hate Heroes.
      • Because it always seems to be his Day.
      • Because he always “gets there,” without any trouble.
      • Because he’s so damned clever.
      • And, finally, because I don’t believe he’s true.
    • CHAPTER XIII
      • How to be Healthy and Unhappy.
      • The unsympathetic Umbrella.
      • A Martyr to Health.
      • He was never pig-headed.
      • Only just in time.
      • How to avoid Everything.
      • The one Cure-All.
    • CHAPTER XIV
      • Europe and the bright American Girl.
      • She has the Art of Listening.
      • The Republican Idea in practice.
      • What the Soldier dared not do.
      • Her path of Usefulness.
    • CHAPTER XV
      • Music and the Savage.
      • Recreation for the Higher clergy.
      • Why are we so young?
      • Where Brotherly
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