Wimp (?) (1912)
Douglas G. Wilson
douglas at NB.NET
Sun Apr 10 04:58:44 UTC 2005
Here is "wimp", in a piece entitled "George Ade's New Fables in Slang (1912
Models): The New Fable of the Two Unfettered Birds and How Far They Flew".
There is German-Style Capitalization of common Nouns in this Printing.
_Indianapolis Sunday Star_, 31 March 1912: p. 13(?):
<<Laura and Edgar were Comrades, in a way. They met under the Student Lamp
and talked about Schopenhauer and Walter Pater, but the Affair never got
beyond that Point. It was not even warm enough to be called Platonic. ....
/ There grew up between them merely a Fellowship of the Super-Mind, or what
a Wimp wearing Tortoise-Shell Spectacles would call Cosmahogany. ....>>
-- Doug Wilson
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