Tag Archives: Autobiography

A Rat in the Face

Snippets 200.  Today marks something of a milestone on Windows into History, the 200th “snippet”.  If you will permit a little self-indulgence, I thought it would be nice to return to the subject of the very first “snippet”, from way back … Continue reading

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The Mock Trial

Snippets 199.  If you glance at that number to the left, you’ll see we are about to hit something of a milestone on Windows into History.  If you will permit a little self-indulgence, I thought it would be nice to return … Continue reading

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A Schoolboy Comedian’s Prank (Snippets 40)

Charles Mathews (1776-1835) was an English comedian, known chiefly for his impressions, and for playing many different characters in one performance (see also Katie’s Pick of Punch 5.  His memoirs were published posthumously in 1839 by his widow.  Autobiographical writing … Continue reading

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