Thoughts on Men and Things by Angelina Gushington 1922 C.W. Carleton & Co Publishers

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Explore the intriguing world of Angelina Gushington, a pseudonym for the versatile Charles Wallwyn Radcliffe Cooke, with the captivating book Thoughts on Men and Things, 1922.

This green hardcover book from C.W. Carleton & Co. is a remarkable collection of essays that provide a witty, humorous, and insightful perspective on various subjects. Gushington's, or rather Cooke's, essays cover a broad range of topics, including politics, religion, social issues, and literature, reflecting a unique perspective on 19th-century life and thought.


  • Title: Thoughts on Men and Things
  • Author: Angelina Gushington (Charles Wallwyn Radcliffe Cooke)
  • Publication Date: 1922
  • Publisher: C.W. Carleton & Co Publishers
  • Format: Green Hardcover
  • Pages: 270
  • Dimensions: 8x6x1 inches
  • Condition: Very good  condition for age; pencil markings on inside page, as shown in the photos

Four Key Elements:

  1. Diverse Topics: Gushington's essays delve into politics, religion, social issues, and literature, offering a rich tapestry of thought.
  2. Unique Perspective: As a parodist, farmer, and landowner, Cooke's insights reflect a blend of humor and wisdom, providing readers with a fresh perspective on familiar subjects.
  3. Historical Significance: This collection gives a fascinating glimpse into 19th-century thoughts and discussions, making it a valuable read for history enthusiasts.
  4. Ease of Reading: Written in a conversational style, the essays are accessible and engaging, appealing to a wide range of readers.


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In Summation:

Thoughts on Men and Things is not just a book; it's a journey into the past, offering a window into the intellect and humor of a unique 19th-century thinker. This collection is a must-have for anyone interested in historical essays, literary wit, and the timeless relevance of thoughtful observation.

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