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Sleeveless errand

Norah C. James

Sleeveless errand

a novel

by Norah C. James

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Published by The Scholartis Press ... in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Norah C. James.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.J2356 Sl, PR6019.A57 Sl
The Physical Object
Pagination[8], 239, [1] p. ;
Number of Pages239
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6727681M
LC Control Number29010004
OCLC/WorldCa14182138

Fool’s Errand Meaning. Definition: A pointless task. Origin of Fool’s Errand. This expression dates back to the s. However, a similar expression, a sleeveless errand, existed with the same meaning before that. It comes from the meaning of fool, a gullible person, and errand, a task.. Sometimes, experienced people at a job will send new people on a fool’s errand as a joke, or as a. Paris: Henry Babou and Jack Kahane, First Paris edition, 8vo, viii, , 1 pp. Library stamp to fly leaf - Librarie Jeux-Roulettes, Nice, occasional light foxing. Original buckram backed patterned boards, slight browning and rubbing to the lower edge of the upper cover, d.w. with a tear to the spine and slight loss, a couple of : Norah C. JAMES.

Mademoiselle Miss; To Which Is Added: The Funeral March of a MarionetteThe Prodigal FatherA Sleeveless ErrandA Light Sovereign Average rating: 0 out of 5 stars, based on 0 reviews Write a reviewBrand: Harland Henry Define sleeves. sleeves synonyms, sleeves pronunciation, sleeves translation, English dictionary definition of sleeves. n. 1. A part of a garment that covers all or part of an arm. on book) → Hülle f (Tech) → Muffe f, → Manschette f. sleeveless errand; sleeveless errands; sleeveless-errand; sleeveless-errands; sleevelessly.

  pages ; 23 cm. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA CameraPages: In my readings about him I found his name mentioned regarding a scandalous book called ‘The Sleeveless Errand’ written by Norah James. The book was declared to be obscene and all copies ordered to be destroyed. Mr Partridge owned the publisher of this book, Scholartis. He read the book and had suggested that, although horrible, the language.


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