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The Bishop"s Apron

W. Somerset Maugham

The Bishop"s Apron

by W. Somerset Maugham

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Published by Books On Tape .
Written in English

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    Open LibraryOL12580618M
    ISBN 105557086277
    ISBN 109785557086271

    The Bishop's Apron By W. Somerset Maugham - FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint of the ed. published by Chapman and Hall, London. Description: pages ; 21 cm.

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    Literature Network» William Somerset Maugham» The Bishop's Apron» Chapter 4. Chapter 4. Permit me to introduce you to my sister. Mr. Railing is the author of that admirable and much-discussed book, The exclaimed the Canon. "Very sad, very sad! I knew him well. Sophia is of opinion that he was the most learned of our bishops." "He. Complete summary of Anton Chekhov's The Bishop. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of The Bishop.


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The Bishop"s Apron by W. Somerset Maugham Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Bishop's Apron book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Canon Spratte is an important man most of all in his own mind. "The Bishop’s Apron" is one of W. Somerset Maugham’s early novels.

It has a curious history of being transferred from one genre to another. The skeleton of the The Bishops Apron book is already present in the story “Cupid and the Vicar of Swale”.

Then it was written as a novel called "Loaves and Fishes".Author: W. Somerset Maugham. THE BISHOP’S APRON I.

THE world takes people very willingly at the estimate in which they hold themselves. With a fashionable bias for expression in a foreign tongue it calls modesty mauvaise honte; and the impudent are thought merely to have a proper opinion of their Ponsonby was really an imposing personage.

Read an excerpt of this book. Add to Wishlist. The Bishop's Apron by W. Somerset Maugham. Paperback $ Paperback. $ NOOK Book. $ View All Available Formats & Editions. Ship This Item — Qualifies for Free ShippingBrand: CreateSpace Publishing. The Apron Book provides full-color photos of new and vintage aprons from The Bishops Apron book author's collection, patterns for four basic apron styles and myriad variations, recipes, tips on collecting and preserving vintage aprons, and heart-tugging stories from the author's traveling apron exhibit.

The book also explores the heyday of aprons and looks at the /5(). THE BISHOP'S APRON: A Study in the Origins of a Great Family. Maugham, W. Somerset [ - ] Published by London Chapman and Hall, Ltd.

The Bishop's Apron - Kindle edition by Maugham, W. Somerset. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Bishop's : W. Somerset Maugham. Bishop's apron definition is - a shortened cassock formerly worn by Anglican clergy out of doors but now used by bishops, deans, and archdeacons only.

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Bishop's Apron: A study in the origins of a great family by W. Somerset Maugham - Free Ebook Project GutenbergAuthor: W. Somerset Maugham. The Bishop's Apron - A study in the origins of a great family [Maugham, W.

Somerset] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Bishop's Apron - A study in the origins of a great familyManufacturer: W. Somerset Maugham. The copy I possess is the first colonial edition; Stott suspects that there wouldn’t be more than a few hundred copies of it.

Hastings mentions that in the first edition of The Bishop’s Apron published by Chapman & Hall Maugham’s Moorish symbol is not present [].However, in Stott and in Norman Moore’s catalogue, the symbol is present in the description.

LibriVox recording of The Bishop's Apron by W. Somerset Maugham. Read in English by Lee Smalley "Canon Spratte saw himself as he thought others might see him: mediocre, pompous, self-assertive, verbose." Maugham could have added ambitious, hypocritical, and vain.

The Bishops Apron: "The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned." - Kindle edition by Maugham, W Somerset. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Bishops Apron: "The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.". The Bishop's Apron.

Somerset MAUGHAM ( - ) "The whole book is an admirable blend of cynical gaiety and broadly farcical comedy; it is the smartest and most genuinely humorous novel that the season has yet given us." -- Lee Smalley.

Bishop's Apron. By: W. Somerset Maugham () "The whole book is an admirable blend of cynical gaiety and broadly farcical comedy; it is the smartest and most genuinely humorous novel that the season has yet given us." -- Lee Smalley.

Stream audiobook and download chapters. Apron A short cassock reaching just above the knee, worn by archdeacons (for whom it is black) and bishops (for whom it is purple). Now largely obsolete. Gaiters Covering of the lower leg worn by archdeacons and bishops with the apron.

Black, buttoned up the sides, and worn to just below the knee. Like the apron, these, too, are largely obsolete. I don't believe that The Bishop's Apron rises to the level of the author's best work, but It may be the novel that best showcases Maugham's great wit.

I enjoyed it very much. - Jon - " For all my fellow Audio Book & E-Book regulars: This is about as close to nirvana as I have found. " - Twitter post from ‏@bobbyekat. The initial print run of his first novel, Liza of Lambeth, published insold out so rapidly that Maugham gave up medicine to write full-time.

His life was certainly full, as the short biography at the end of this book will attest to, but it is also a life full of marvellous works and dedication to his art.

Here we publish The Bishops Apron. Book from Project Gutenberg: The Bishop's Apron: A study in the origins of a great family. The Bishop's Apron. Search. Advanced Search. Introduction; A study in the origins of a great family () "The world takes people very willingly at the estimate in which they hold themselves." Fan of this book.

Help us introduce it to others by writing an introduction for it. It's quick and easy, click : William Somerset Maugham. The book had a certain success with old ladies, who put it beside their works of devotion and had it read to them in hours of mental distress.

Sometimes, when they were persons of uncommon importance, the Canon himself consented to read to them; and then, so spirited was his delivery, so well-modulated his voice, it seemed as improving as one.Aprons and chef hats for business and residential use. Custom and stock styles available.

Screen Printing and Embroidery can be added to customize the aprons. Adult and kids sized aprons. Cotton and poly/cotton aprons. The English version of this consisted of a long black coat, worn with breeches and stockings, sometimes with a shortened cassock called an apron worn under the coat, and gaiters on the legs.

This practical form of dress, by force of sheer conservatism, came to be the exclusive formal dress of bishops, deans, and archdeacons until the s.