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Prunes and Prisms

With Other Odds and Ends

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674282179

Publication Date: 01/01/1928

215 pages


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This book is made up of fourteen discursive, whimsical papers, flavored throughout with the curiosa felicitas of thought and word which has added to Professor Grandgent’s high distinction as a scholar that quality of the humanist which so appreciably enhances a man’s value to his generation and to posterity.Harvard Alumni Bulletin

Certainly the best-tempered criticism of present-day life that has come from Harvard in a long time.Chicago Evening Post

Anything more captivating in the gentle art of essay writing cannot be imagined than this group of whimsical dissertations upon ‘all things and a few others.’… He deserves well of all mankind who can give such undiluted pleasure as the leading of these essays holds.Boston Transcript

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