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Wit and wisdom, or, The world"s jest book

Wit and wisdom, or, The world"s jest book

forming a rich banquet of anecdote, wit, humour, and whimsicality, expressly calculated "to set the table in a roar" : being also, an agreeable companion

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Published by Joseph Smith in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English wit and humor.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesWorld"s jest book
    Statementthe whole arranged, by an eminent wit-cracker.
    ContributionsCruikshank, George, 1792-1878.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination576 p. :
    Number of Pages576
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23090634M

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    "The surest way to make a monkey out of a man is to quote him" -Robert Benchley This little book of comic quotations delves into the archives of history, literature, silver screen and popular culture and contains a hilarious collection of outrageous, cynical and just plain. Richard Francis Burton (–90) was a British explorer, soldier, spy, and diplomat, best known for his travels in Arabia, India, and Africa. After service in the army of the British East India Company and a brief engagement in the Crimean War, Burton led a Royal Geographical Society expedition to explore Africa’s Great Lakes region in search of the source of the Nile.

    The book is well laid out, with sections on a number of topics. It imparts a variety of Mr. Buffett's business and investing wit & wisdom through quotes and interesting stories relating to both his personal and investing life. Not only may this book help you become a better investor, but it may also help you become a better person as well. Over memorable quotes, uttered over the last 2, years by Sappho, Queen Elizabeth I, Harriet Tubman, Eleanor Roosevelt, Helen Keller, Erma Bombeck, Oprah Winfrey, and many other historical figures and personalities. Covers love, family, human nature, aging, work, joy, sorrow, more. Indispensable for public speakers; a delight for general readers.


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