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Pipe Smoker's Companion Poetry and Prose in Praise of the Pipe

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ISBN-10: 1500441406

ISBN-13: 9781500441401

Edition: N/A

Authors: Hugh Morrison

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This book is not an instructional manual nor a history of tobacco, but rather an anthology of the best poetry and prose from the last four centuries on the subtle pleasures of the pipe. Excerpts from works by William Cowper, J.M. Barrie, James Boswell and Thomas Carlyle, as well as many anonymous writers have been collected to provide the collective wit and wisdom of the 'Brotherhood of the Briar' in one volume. It will make an ideal fireside companion for any thoughtful and reflective pipe smoker. 'Let others fret and fume with care, 'Tis easy finding everywhere, But happiness is rarer; And if I find it sweet and ripe, In this tobacco and my pipe, I'll count it all the fairer...'
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Book details

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 7/7/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 54
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.13" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English

The late Hugh Morrison taught at Dartmouth College.