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Gleanings for the curious from the harvest-fields of literature.

A melange of excerpta

by Charles Carroll Bombaugh

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Published by J.B. Lippincott Company in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature -- Dictionaries, indexes, etc

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcollated by C.C. Bombaugh ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN43 .B63 1890
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, [25]-864 p.
    Number of Pages864
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6599112M
    LC Control Number17017140
    OCLC/WorldCa2814806

    Linguistic and literary games were popular before radio, television or the internet came along. Gleanings from the Harvest-fields of Literature for the Curious is a collection of playful poems and word games by the American writer Charles Carroll Bombaugh. It was enjoyed in homes on both sides of the Atlantic. A lipogram (from Ancient Greek: λειπογράμματος, leipográmmatos, "leaving out a letter") is a kind of constrained writing or word game consisting of writing paragraphs or longer works in which a particular letter or group of letters is avoided. Extended Ancient Greek texts avoiding the letter sigma are the earliest examples of lipograms.

      Now fare U well, dear K T J, I trust that U R true--When this U C, then you can say, A S A I O U. (Final verses of "Essay to Miss Catharine Jay" in Gleanings From the Harvest-Fields of Literature, Science and Art: A Melange of Excerpta, Curious, Humorous, and Instructive, 2nd ed., "collated" by Charles Carroll Bombaugh. Baltimore: T. Newton Author: Richard Nordquist. His appearance did not bespeak the ruricolist, and Dick, who at once detected this, set him down for a London burgess. a , apparently James Hutchinson, advertisement in Dublin News, quoted in Charles C. Bombaugh, Gleanings from the harvest-fields of literature, science and art: a melange of excerpta, curious, humorous, and instructive, T.

    More likely, the idea for "Grandpaw" may have derived from a story called "Singular Intermarriages," which was published in C.C. Bombaugh's Gleanings for the Curious from the Harvest-Fields of Literature (). Click to read more about Oddities and Curiosities of Words and Literature by C. C. Bombaugh. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers Oddities and Curiosities of Words and Literature () by C. C. Bombaugh, Martin Gardner (Editor) Gleanings for the curious from the harvest-fields of literature: /5(1).


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Gleanings for the Curious from the Harvest-Fields of Literature (Hardback or Cased Book) Bombaugh, Charles C. Verlag: Arkose Press 10/1/ (). The British Library attracted worldwide attention in when its exhibition on the history of English included a poem in Victorian ‘textspeak’, from a book Gleanings for the Curious from the Harvest Fields of Literature, collected by Charles C Bombaugh (click the BL link, find s on the timeline and click on ‘19th-century text.

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Bombaugh shared with us some. Wordplay has appeared most openly in books of puzzles, language games, and wordplay forms. In the nineteenth century, C. Bombaugh assembled hundreds of pages of wordplay in his book Gleanings for the Curious from the Harvest Fields of Literature.

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The lilacs and laburnums, lit with the glory-fires of autumn, hung burning and flashing in the upper air, a fairy bridge provided by kind nature for the wingless wild things that have their home in the tree-tops and would visit together; the larch.

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Bombaugh’s excellent Gleanings for the Curious from the Harvest-Fields of Literature: A Melange of Excerpta (first published ). Its elliptical style – “I wrote 2 U B 4” (line 6) – bears an uncanny resemblance to the textspeak that would flower years later.The Klondyke Gold Fields by Charles Alexander.

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