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3 edition of Garden of folly found in the catalog.

Garden of folly

Stephen Leacock

Garden of folly

a picture of the world we live in

by Stephen Leacock

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Published by John Lane,The Bodley Head in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Stephen Leacock.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS8523.E13 G3 1924
The Physical Object
Pagination276 p.
Number of Pages276
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19839629M

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The Garden Of Folly Paperback – Ap by Stephen Leacock (Author) See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price Author: Stephen Leacock. Swift appreciates the folly of gardeners taking on the burden of rearranging nature to create their vision of beauty and provides examples from garden history to make us all feel better.

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Garden of folly. New York, Dodd, Mead and Co., (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Leacock; Oliver Wendell Holmes Collection (Library of Congress).

Leacock's career as a humorist began when he had some comic pieces published as Literary Lapses in This successful book was followed by two more books of comic sketches, Nonsense Novels.

LibriVox recording Garden of folly book The Garden Of Folly by Stephen Leacock. Read in English by David Wales A collection of essays by the celebrated Canadian humorist, popular in the first half of the twentieth century throughout the English speaking world. - Summary by david wales. This is a book about gardens, written by a non-gardener.

The book gives lots of quirky information about the several gardens that are discussed, as well as some general info and thoughts about what a garden is. I liked the book, and I am a gardener. Don't expect a how-to-garden type of thing/5(26).

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National Emergency Library. Top The garden of folly Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. EMBED EMBED (for. The Garden of Folly This book is a member of the special collection Special Collection: The Works of Stephen Leacock (). Two sisters on the edge of poverty have a chance to meet wealthy, titled, unmarried gentlemen when they are unexpectedly invited to a house party at a famous country estate owned by the Duke of Carlisle.

Though courted by a wealthy earl, Catherine Forsythe finds herself falling for the handsome estate gardener and faced with the choice of marr/5. For armchair travelers and gardeners, Swift proves an engaging guide to gardens in locales ranging from Key West and post-Katrina New Orleans to Paris (“gardening capital of the world”) and Marrakech.

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The Garden Of Folly Stephen LEACOCK ( - ) A collection of essays by the celebrated Canadian humorist, popular in the first half of the twentieth century throughout the English speaking world. - Summary by david wales. Books of drawings and prints helped popularize varying architectural styles.

In“The royal family used to promenade around the garden from folly to folly, a means of almost moving. A Record of the Garden of Folly 愚園記 by Deng Jiaji 鄧家緝. A patch of vacant land, some several dozen mu in size, lay to the west of the Phoenix Terrace, overgrown with thickets and strewn with rubble, a site unvisited since the turmoil of the former times it had been the West Garden of Xu Da, King Zhongshan of the Ming.

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