Fables in Slang

George Ade, “Fables in Slang”. With illustrations

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“Fables in Slang” was published in 1899 by George Ade and illustrated by Clyde James Newman.

This book contains the original illustrations and a brief biography. This interactive digital edition includes Interactive Notes and Chapters, News about the Author, News about the Book, a very interesting Tag cloud of the Book and a link to connect to the Goodreads community to ask questions and share comments and opinions.

Chapters:

  • The fable of the visitor who got a lot for three dollars
  • The fable of the slim girl who tried to keep a date that was never made
  • The fable of the New York person who gave the stage fright to Fostoria, Ohio
  • The Fable of the Kid who Shifted his Ideal
  • The Fable of the Base ball Fan who Took the Only known Cure
  • The Fable of the Good Fairy with the Lorgnette, and why She Got It Good
  • The Fable of the Unintentional Heroes of Centreville
  • The Fable of the Parents who Tinkered with the Offspring
  • The Fable of how He never Touched George
  • The Fable of the Preacher who Flew his Kite, but not because He Wished to Do so
  • The Fable of Handsome Jethro, who was simply cut out to Be a Merchant
  • The Fable of Paducah’s Favorite Comedians and the Mildewed Stunt
  • The Fable of Flora and Adolph and a Home gone Wrong
  • The Fable of the Copper and the Jovial Undergrads
  • The Fable of the Professor who Wanted to be Alone
  • The Fable of a Statesman who couldn’t Make good
  • The Fable of the BRASH DRUMMER and the PEACH who LEARNED THAT THERE WERE OTHERS
  • The Fable of SISTER MAE, who DID AS WELL AS COULD BE EXPECTED
  • The Fable of HOW THE FOOL-KILLER BACKED OUT OF A CONTRACT
  • The Fable of the CADDY who HURT HIS HEAD WHILE THINKING
  • The Fable of the MARTYR who LIKED THE JOB
  • The Fable of the BOHEMIAN who HAD HARD LUCK
  • The Fable of the COMING CHAMPION WHO WAS DELAYED
  • The Fable of the LAWYER who BROUGHT IN A MINORITY REPORT
  • The Fable of THE TWO MANDOLIN PLAYERS and the WILLING PERFORMER
  • The Fable of the MAN who DIDN’T CARE FOR STORYBOOKS
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