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Don Marquis (1878—1937)

 

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Humorous verses by Don Marquis collected (1927) from his columns in the New York Sun and later from the New York Tribune. They present the adventures of archy, a literary cockroach, who writes free verse because he cannot manipulate a typewriter shift key, and of his friend mehitabel, a cat, whose motto is “toujours gai,” as they consider and comment on contemporary U.S. life. First gathered in archy and mehitabel; there were several sequels.

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