By: William H. Mallock (1849-1923)
|Every Man His Own Poet Or, The Inspired Singer's Recipe Book|
By: William Henry Giles Kingston (1814-1880)
|Voyages and Travels of Count Funnibos and Baron Stilkin|
By: William John Locke (1863-1930)
|Simon the Jester|
By: William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863)
The Book of Snobs
The necessity of a work on Snobs, demonstrated from History, and proved by felicitous illustrations:—I am the individual destined to write that work—My vocation is announced in terms of great eloquence—I show that the world has been gradually preparing itself for the WORK and the MAN—Snobs are to be studied like other objects of Natural Science, and are a part of the Beautiful (with a large B). They pervade all classes—Affecting instance of Colonel Snobley.
|The History of Pendennis|
|The Second Funeral of Napoleon|
|Henry Esmond; The English Humourists; The Four Georges|
By: William S. Gilbert (1836-1911)
The Pirates of Penzance
The Pirates of Penzance; or, The Slave of Duty is a comic opera in two acts, with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W. S. Gilbert. The story concerns Frederic, who, having completed his 21st year, is released from his apprenticeship to a band of tender-hearted pirates. He meets Mabel, the daughter of Major-General Stanley, and the two young people fall instantly in love. Frederic finds out, however, that he was born on 29 February, and so, technically, he only has a birthday each leap year...