Happy Thoughts [7/39]
[Francis C Burnand]
Diary, Spoof, Serial
Societies, Reading, Evolution
Describes the narrator's faltering attempt to read to his friends a manuscript for a 'grand work entitled Typical Developments', which begins with a sentence describing the 'very earliest and darkest ages of our ancient earth, before even the grand primæval forests' (96).
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