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Humour, in fact, is the result of a playfully affectionate contemplation of life, and only a serious man can be contemplative.
Humour in the British Isles
Andrew Lang
The World’s Wit and Humor
An Encyclopedia of the Classic Wit and Humor of all Ages and Nations
In Fifteen Volumes
 
Edited by Lionel Strachey, et al.
 
Weighted toward American and English authors, the more than 1000 selections from some 500 sources span all epochs and genres, with 361 poems—and topical essays.
 
 
CONTENTS
Bibliographic Record    A Word from the Publishers    Index to Authors    Index to Verse

NEW YORK: THE REVIEW OF REVIEWS COMPANY, 1906
NEW YORK: BARTLEBY.COM, 2013
 
Vols.
I–V.
  American
VI–IX.  British
X–XI.  French
XII.  German
XIII.  Italian—Spanish
XIV.  Russian—Scandinavian—Miscellaneous
XV.  Greek—Roman—Oriental


 

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