The Decline and Fall of Practically Everybody

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David R. Godine Publisher, 1984 - World history - 242 pages
Presents humorous, but factual sketches of famous men and women from throughout history, including ancient Greeks and Egyptians, Lady Godiva, Peter the Great, Henry VIII, Montezuma, and others.
 

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User Review  - Farree - LibraryThing

A very interesting and entertaining look at general history. There are many laugh-out-loud comments on the foibles of famous people from Pharaoh to Miles Standish, and various kings, tsars and queens ... Read full review

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User Review  - MiaCulpa - LibraryThing

I'd never heard of Will Cuppy until I found this book and while his coverage of the decline and fall of most people is often smile invoking I found the most interesting part of "The Decline and Fall ... Read full review

Contents

A FEW GREATS
111
MERRIE ENGLAND
157
NOW WERE GETTING SOMEWHERE
187
THEY ALL HAD THEIR
217
AFTERWORD
231
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