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Over the Teacups

by Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.


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Published in 1890, "Over the Teacups" is the last of Oliver Wendell Holmes's fabled "table talk" books. A collection of charming and witty essays, written in the form of a novel, with Holmes's characteristic engaging voice, this is a tour de force from Holmes, who was nearly eighty years old when he began composing these pieces.

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Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. (Author)

Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. (August 29, 1809 – October 7, 1894) was an American physician, poet, and polymath based in Boston. A member of the Fireside Poets, he was acclaimed by his peers as one of the best writers of the day. His most famous prose...

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