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by Oliver Wendell Holmes

  • ISBN: 1414207905
  • Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • ePub ver: 1698 kb
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  • Rating: 4.3 of 5
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 232
  • Publisher: Indypublish.Com (November 1, 2003)
  • Formats: rtf mobi mbr lrf
  • Category: Fiction
  • Subcategory: Essays & Correspondence
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You think he's all fun. But the angels laugh, too, at the good he has done. The children laugh loud as they troop to his call. And the poor man that knows him laughs loudest of al.

You think he's all fun.

What those critics failed to understand was that the Autocrat is also a comic pose, and that Holmes is making sport of everyone, including elitists

What those critics failed to understand was that the Autocrat is also a comic pose, and that Holmes is making sport of everyone, including elitists. Holmes' democratic view of conversation as an open, free-wheeling discourse where anyone could join the Autocrat at his table, as long as they enlivened the conversation, ran counter to the views of his more elitist friends in Boston's Saturday Club in Boston. Holmes loved to talk, and his love for talk made him a democrat, or perhaps a true republican.

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Oliver Wendell Holmes (/hoʊmz/; August 29, 1809 – October 7, 1894) was an American physician, poet, and polymath based in Boston

Oliver Wendell Holmes (/hoʊmz/; August 29, 1809 – October 7, 1894) was an American physician, poet, and polymath based in Boston. A member of the Fireside Poets, he was acclaimed by his peers as one of the best writers of the day. His most famous prose works are the "Breakfast-Table" series, which began with The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table (1858). He was also an important medical reformer

Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. was a physician by profession but achieved fame as a writer; he was one of the best regarded American poets of the 19th century. Although mainly known as a poet, Holmes wrote numerous medical treatises, essays, novels, memoirs and table-talk books.

Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. Although mainly known as a poet, Holmes wrote numerous medical treatises, essays, novels, memoirs and table-talk books

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As the autocrat, or ruler, of the communal table, Holmes converses with his fellow boarders, including the Landlady, the Professor, the Divinity Student, and the Schoolmistress.

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Comments (2)

Fesho
Hilarious!!!!!!!
Manris
Oliver Wendell Homes ( sr.) wrote these books and was the Doctor, his son Oliver Wendell Homes ( JR ) was on the U S Supreme Court .

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