Flying Rumors | by Roy Davis
You, dear, unsuspecting, possible Reader, who have to listen daily to your friend's gabble about "Babe" Ruth, Mary Pickford, or Billy Sunday, or who are subject to that deadly specimen of the genus culex, the after-dinner speaker, may at least comfort yourself with this: you can at your pleasure shut up
|Publisher||P.H. Foster & Co.|
|Copyright||1922, Roy Davis|
To my Co - Workers in our English Department
It is true that Shakspere never printed one line, but consider H. G. Wells! Can you make the obvious deduction? This preface cannot.
- Lucubrations for the degree of doctor of philosophy, American free verse, the German White Book, our Congressional Reports, and the Sunday newspapers, not to mention a thousand treatises on rhetoric a...
- Flying Rumors
- Parnassus, sacred seat, saw not these stanzas, Or Fuji-Yama's or Olympus' height; Grasshopper Hill, in Texas, Maine, or Kansas, Thy sandy slopes impel my glider's flight. My theme, though old as...
- Flying Rumors. Part 2
- Pragmatic James had quite a brilliant theory, But Pragmatism's not so very plain That some small souls don't think it very queer he Could never make What to Believe quite sane. Believe in any ...
- Flying Rumors. Part 3
- It follows, hence, that any task that's great Makes great the men who boldly undertake it. This Earth's so huge that in the aggregate It's round or square as mathematicians make it. If Peary ...
- Flying Rumors. Part 4
- One old Italian master felt quite sure He saw the Virgin in his paramour. The Christian artist paints a grotesque creature, Whose three dim faces make a larger one. When I am studying to get ...
- Flying Rumors. Part 5
- There is no harm in pure imagination; Build as you please your Hell and Paradise, But yet respect the laws of gravitation If you must bring your castles from the skies. If Nature knows from law ...