The awful fate of melpomenus jones

I think the saddest case of this kind of thing that I ever knew was that of my poor friend Melpomenus Jones, a curate--such a dear young man, and only twenty-three!

He was meaning to leave all day, but the thing had got on his mind and he simply couldn't. Stephens mother, Agnes, was born at Soberton, the youngest daughter by his wife of the Rev. Membership enables a user to access the rank order of each industry personality, as well as agent contact information for any actor, producer, director etc.

After dinner mamma undertook to "draw him out," and showed him photographs. He drank eleven cups of tea. After breakfast next day, papa went off to his work in the City, and left Jones playing with the baby, broken-hearted.

Just then it turned out that the favourite child of the family, such a dear little romp, had hidden Mr.

Humorous Short Stories

Jones was stupid and sulky, or only stupid. Spoilers This film was sponsored by The National Film Board of Canada--a government agency that gives grants to film makers. He passed his time in drinking tea and looking at the photographs.

There's not a lot more to it than this--just a very strange animated short--one that I really don't think you need to rush out to see. Jones, can't you really stay a little longer? Jones, can't you really stay a little longer? He would stand for hours gazing at the photographs of papa's uncle's friend in his Bengal uniform--talking to it, sometimes swearing bitterly at it.

Sign in to vote. Surely it's early yet! He was meaning to leave all day, but the thing had got on his mind and he simply couldn't. He simply couldn't get away from people.

User Reviews

They say that when the last moment came, he sat up in bed with a beautiful smile of confidence playing upon his face, and said, "Well--the angels are calling me; I'm afraid I really must go now.

He lived, of course, entirely in the drawing-room, and the lack of air and exercise began to tell sadly on his health. Then papa began to get very tired of Jones, and fidgeted and finally said, with jocular irony, that Jones had better stay all night, they could give him a shake-down.

The Awful Fate of Melpomenus Jones Some people--not you nor I, because we are so awfully self-possessed--but some people, find great difficulty in saying good-bye when making a call or spending the evening.

When papa came home in the evening he was surprised and chagrined to find Jones still there.The Awful Fate of Melpomenus Jones. Some people--not you nor I, because we are so awfully self-possessed--but some people, find great difficulty.

Jul 08,  · Jones mistook his meaning and thanked him with tears in his eyes, and papa put Jones to bed in the spare room and cursed him heartily. After breakfast next day, papa went off to his work in the City, and left Jones playing with the baby, broken-hearted.

Share this Rating. Title: The Awful Fate of Melpomenus Jones () / Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below/10(14). Share this Rating. Title: The Awful Fate of Melpomenus Jones () / Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site?

Use the HTML below/10(13). Jones mistook his meaning and thanked him with tears in his eyes, and papa put Jones to bed in the spare room and cursed him heartily.

After breakfast next day, papa went off to his work in the City, and left Jones playing with the baby, broken-hearted. Add The Awful Fate of Melpomenus Jones to your own personal library.

Add The Awful Fate of Melpomenus Jones to your own personal library. Return to the Stephen Leacock Home Page, or.

Download
The awful fate of melpomenus jones
Rated 3/5 based on 22 review