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ESSAYS IN IDLENESS


BY

AGNES REPPLIER


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BOSTON AND NEW YORK

HOUGHTON, MIFFLIN AND COMPANY

The Riverside Press, Cambridge

1897


Copyright, 1893,

By AGNES REPPLIER.

All rights reserved.


SEVENTH EDITION.


The Riverside Press, Cambridge, Mass., U. S. A.

Electrotyped and Printed by H. O. Houghton & Co.


To AGNES IRWIN.


CONTENTS.


  PAGE
Agrippina 1
The Children's Poets 33
The Praises of War 65
Leisure 94
Words 113
Ennui 137
Wit and Humor 168
Letters 192


"Leisure" is reprinted from "Scribner's Magazine" by permission of the publishers.


ESSAYS IN IDLENESS.