Incidents of the War: Humorous, Pathetic, and Descriptive
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pubOne.info thank you for your continued support and wish to present you this new edition. The author of the following sketches, letters, etc, has been known to us for lo, these many years. We have always found him a fellow of infinite jest, and one who, though troubles assailed, always looked upon the bright side of life, leaving its reverse to those who could not behold the silver lining to the darkling clouds of their moral horizon. We could fill a good-sized volume with anecdotes illustrating the humorous in Mr. Burnett's composition, and his keen appreciation of the grotesque and ludicrous - relating how he has, many a time and oft, set the table in a roar, by his quaint sayings and the peculiar manner in which they were said; but we are admonished to be brief, four pages only being allotted to do up the veritable Don Alfredus, better known by the familiar appellation Alf.