Most Viewed

George Iii. On Punctuality
A Beggar's Wedding
A Gamekeeper's Daughter
A Child On Board
Navy Chaplains
Marie Antoinette
The Deaf And Dumb Mother
Dreaming
A Christmas Pudding Extraordinary
The Slave Trade


Least Viewed

Sheridan
Erskine
Spare Moments
The Wounded Sailor
Van Dyke
Gallant Daughter
A Dieppe Pilot
The Sailor And The Actress
Countess De St. Belmont
Marshal De Nevailles




An Appropriate Successor

Anecdotes Home




Clerambault, who was deformed, was elected to
succeed La Fontaine in the French Academy. On that occasion it was said
that "La Fontaine was very properly succeeded by Esop."





Next: Erskine

Previous: The Two Smith's



Add to Informational Site Network
Report
Privacy
ADD TO EBOOK


Viewed 2785





Random Anecdotes

Reward Of Heroism
Abernethy
Spare Moments
General St. Amour
Making Things Better
War By Candle Light
Good-natured Author
An Odd Fault
Clans
Use Of H
Old Age Secured
Family Sacrifice
A Gamekeeper's Daughter
Father Bernard
George Iii. On Punctuality
Physicians In China
Longs And Shorts
A Noble Enemy
An Archbishop
Memory
Polignac
Weeping At A Play
Navy Chaplains
Johnson And Wilkes
Johnson And Millar