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A simpleton

and The wandering heir [a novel]

by Charles Reade

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Published by J.R. Osgood in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesWandering heir [a novel]
The Physical Object
Pagination296 p.
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24174243M
OCLC/WorldCa9114358

The adventures of a simpleton: (Simplicius Simplicissimus). [Hans Jakob Christoph von Grimmelshausen; Walter Wallich] -- A picaresque novel of the lower Baroque style, written in by Hans Jakob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen and probably published the same year (although bearing the date ). A young lady sat pricking a framed canvas in the drawing-room of Kent Villa, a mile from Gravesend. She was making, at a cost of time and tinted wool, a chair cover, admirably unfit to be sat upon--except by some peevish artist bent on obliterating discordant colors.

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In folklore, a simpleton is a person whose foolish actions are the subject of often-repeated stories. Simpletons are also known as noodles, fools, and gothamites. Folklore often holds, with no basis in fact, that certain towns or countries are thought to be home to large numbers of simpletons.

Cuddy is the "simpleton" who regains his abilities plus more through the efforts of the last member of a pacifist alien race. The story was well-constructed and actually has an ending, although another book could be in the works/5(). In "A Simpleton," the whole business of the girl spitting blood, the surgeon ascribing it to the liver, the consultation, the final solution of the mystery, is a matter of personal experience accurately recorded.

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Influenced by the Spanish picaresque novel, the saga of Simplicius takes its hero through wars, marriages, and travels that culminate on an uncharted South Atlantic Wallich, in this translation, aptly 5/5(1).

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by. C. William Cox, Jr. As well as being a picaresque novel, The Adventures of a Simpleton * is in part a primer for princes. As the chivalric and courtly romances taught certain norms of behaviour at court and toward women, Simpleton instructs rulers, or anyone in a position of rulership, in the failties of their position and the .