O Ye Jigs Julips Author:Virginia Cary Hudson The author was a sprite of 10 in 1904 when she wrote these essays for a very understanding teacher in her Episcopal boarding school. Discovered in an attic trunk the essays are even more entertaining today because of their distinct, early American flavor. In them, Ms. Hudson expresses her naively trouncing concepts of school, the sacraments, c... more »hurch etiquette, everlasting life, spring, the library, personal appearance, strolling, and the religions of China (Mr. Confucius, Mr. Tao, Mr. Buddha). At least she begins with these topics; childlike, she soon wanders merrily off to examine her friends, her parents, herself, and life in general.
This is a child's collection of impressions, it is an adult's hilarious come-uppance. It is a spicy slice of small-town Americana in the early 19600's.« less