The Smith of Smiths: Being the Life, Wit and Humour of Sydney Smith

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Harper & brothers, 1934 - 336 Seiten

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This is a cracking book! When I started reading, I was aware that Sydney Smith was a clergy man and a wit. Hesketh Pearson writes a tome which brings Smith to life. There are many aspects of the man ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Good on Smith's personality: brings out clearly the character of his wit. Much less good on the background. Nowhere is there any attempt to assess the extent of his influence, nor the objective value of his ideas. An enjoyable book but not a memorable one. (notes written 1953) Vollständige Rezension lesen

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ACKNOWLEDGMENT
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PREFACE
15
CHAPTER
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