Once there was a blue Dyspeptic, who attempted to Kill Time by reading Novels, until he discovered that all Books of Fiction were a Mockery.
Category: Fables in Slang
Fables in Slang – Fables and Fairy Tales.
Author: George Ade
Illustrator: Clyde J. Newman
Published: HERBERT S. STONE AND COMPANY CHICAGO & NEW YORK
A very attractive Debutante knew two Young Men who called on her every Thursday Evening, and brought their Mandolins along.
At a Bazaar, the purpose of which was to Hold Up the Public for the Benefit of a Worthy Cause, there were many Schemes to induce Visitors to let go of their Assets.
In a certain Athletic Club which rented two rooms over a Tin-Shop there was one Boy who could put it All Over the other Members.
Once upon a Time there was a Brilliant but Unappreciated Chap who was such a Thorough Bohemian that Strangers usually mistook him for a Tramp.