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The Project Gutenberg EBook of Trivia, by Logan Pearsall SmithCopyright laws are changing all over the world. Be sure to check the copyright laws for your country before downloadingor redistributing this or any other Project Gutenberg eBook.This header should be the first thing seen when viewing this Project Gutenberg file. Please do not remove it. Do notchange or edit the header without written permission.Please read the "legal small print," and other information about the eBook and Project Gutenberg at the bottom of thisfile. Included is important information about your specific rights and restrictions in how the file may be used. You can alsofind out about how to make a donation to Project Gutenberg, and how to get involved.**Welcome To The World of Free Plain Vanilla Electronic Texts****eBooks Readable By Both Humans and By Computers, Since 1971*******These eBooks Were Prepared By Thousands of Volunteers!*****Title: TriviaAuthor: Logan Pearsall SmithRelease Date: July, 2005 [EBook #8544] [Yes, we are more than one year ahead of schedule] [This file was first postedon July 21, 2003]Edition: 10Language: English*** START OF THE PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK TRIVIA ***Produced by Joris Van Dael, Charles Aldarondo, Charles Franks and the Online Distributed Proofreading TeamTRIVIAByLogan Pearsall Smith1917Bibliographical NoteSome of these pieces were privately printed at the ChiswickPress in 1902. Others have appeared in the "New Statesman" and"The New ...
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The Project Gutenberg EBook of Trivia, by LoganPearsall SmithCopyright laws are changing all over the world. Besure to check the copyright laws for your countrybefore downloading or redistributing this or anyother Project Gutenberg eBook.This header should be the first thing seen whenviewing this Project Gutenberg file. Please do notremove it. Do not change or edit the headerwithout written permission.Please read the "legal small print," and otherinformation about the eBook and ProjectGutenberg at the bottom of this file. Included isimportant information about your specific rights andrestrictions in how the file may be used. You canalso find out about how to make a donation toProject Gutenberg, and how to get involved.**Welcome To The World of Free Plain VanillaElectronic Texts****eBooks Readable By Both Humans and ByComputers, Since 1971*******These eBooks Were Prepared By Thousandsof Volunteers!*****Title: Trivia
Author: Logan Pearsall SmithRelease Date: July, 2005 [EBook #8544] [Yes, weare more than one year ahead of schedule] [Thisfile was first posted on July 21, 2003]Edition: 10Language: English ***START OF THE PROJECT GUTENBERGEBOOK TRIVIA ***Produced by Joris Van Dael, Charles Aldarondo,Charles Franks and the Online DistributedProofreading Team
TRIVIAByLogan Pearsall Smith1917Bibliographical NoteSome of these pieces were privately printed at theChiswickPress in 1902. Others have appeared in the "NewStatesman"and "The New Republic," and are here reprinted withthe Editors'permission.Preface"You must beware of thinking too much aboutStyle," said my kindly adviser, "or you will becomelike those fastidious people who polish and polishuntil there is nothing left.""Then there really are such people?" I asked, lost
in the thought of how much I should like to meetthem. But the well-informed lady could give me noprecise information about them.I often hear of them in this tantalizing manner, andperhaps one day I shall get to know them. Theysound delightful.The AuthorThese pieces of moral prose have been written,dear Reader, by a large Carnivorous Mammal,belonging to that suborder of the Animal Kingdomwhich includes also the Orang-outang, the tuskedGorilla, the Baboon with his bright blue and scarletbottom, and the long-eared Chimpanzee.List of ContentsBOOK IPrefaceThe AuthorHappinessTo-day
The Afternoon PostThe Busy BeesThe WheatThe Coming of FateMy SpeechStonehengeThe StarsSilvia DoriaBligh HouseIn ChurchParsonsThe Sound of a VoiceWhat HappensA PrecautionThe Great WorkMy MissionThe BirdsHigh Life
Empty ShellsDissatisfactionA FancyTheyIn the PulpitHuman EndsLord ArdenThe Starry HeavenMy MapThe SnobCompanionsEdificationThe RoseThe Vicar of LynchTu Quoque FontiumThe SpiderBOOK IIL'Oiseau Bleu
At the BankMammonI See the WorldSocial Success ApotheosisThe Spring in LondonFashion PlatesMental ViceThe Organ of LifeHumiliationGreen IvoryIn the ParkThe Correct"Where Do I Come In?"MicrobesThe QuestThe KaleidoscopeOxford StreetBeauty
The Power of WordsSelf-AnalysisThe Voice of the WorldAnd AnyhowDrawbacksTalkThe Church of EnglandMisgivingSanctuariesSymptomsShadowedThe IncredibleTerrorPathosInconstancyThe PoplarOn the Doorstep Old ClothesYouth
ConsolationSir Eustace CarrThe Lord MayorThe BurdenUnder an Umbrella
TRIVIABOOK IHow blest my lot, in these sweet fields assign'dWhere Peace and Leisure soothe the tuneful mind.SCOTT, of Amwell, Moral Eclogues (1773)HappinessCricketers on village greens, haymakers in theevening sunshine, small boats that sail before thewind—all these create in me the illusion ofHappiness, as if a land of cloudless pleasure, apiece of the old Golden World, were hidden, not(as poets have imagined), in far seas or beyondinaccessible mountains, but here close at hand, ifone could find it, in some undiscovered valley.Certain grassy lanes seem to lead between themeadows thither; the wild pigeons talk of it behindthe woods.