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Download Epub Format ¿ The Pious Infant PDF by Ú Edward Gorey The Pious Infant Edward Gorey S Rare Illustrated Although Long Out Of Print, Used Copies Of The Pious Infant Can Still Be Found Online And At Some Public Libraries, And Amphigorey Too, Which Includes This One And Fourteen Other Gorey Treasures, Is Still In Print The Pious Infant By Edward Gorey Goodreads A Story About Henry The Pious He Did His Best To Live A Good Life And He Does His Best To Help Others By Pointing Out The Things They Do Wrong He Was Out One Night To Help Someone Sick And Caught A Deathly Cold And True To An Edward Gorey Story, He Dies At The End Of It I Had A Friend Once Who Used To Say No Good Deed Goes Unpunished That Fits This Story As Henry Was Trying Give His PuddingDas Grssliche Baby Und Das Fromme Kind HeiniNot Retrouvez Das Grssliche Baby Und Das Fromme Kind Heini Klump, Von Frau Regera Dowdy First Swiss Edition Of The Beastly Baby And The Pious Infant Et Des Millions De Livres En Stock SurAchetez Neuf Ou D Occasion The Pious Infant Hooting Yard Never Has An Infant Been So Pious As Little Henry Clump, The Pious Infant Whose Life Is Told In The Pious Infant By Mrs Regera Dowdy Or So I Thought The Pious Infant, By Edward Gorey General Jun ,This Pin Was Discovered By Jennie Benford Discover And Save Your Own Pins On Pinterest The Pious Infant Henry Clump The Art Institute Of About This Artwork Currently Off View Prints And Drawings Artist Edward Gorey Title The Pious Infant Henry Clump Origin United States Date Medium Entertaining for all the wrong reasons.
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Regera dowdy, criticising absurdity in religious dogmatism, extreme beliefs and self righteousness Dark and amazing illustration Though really short and less morbid than his other books, it is brilliant Contain a lot of tought in such a tiny book And it s rare Thanks to brainpickings.
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read in Amphigorey Too, wanted to separately rate the story.
An amusing satire on Victorian improving literature describing how the irritating title character gets his comeuppance More specifically, the protagonist, Henry Clump, is something of a budding fanatic who engages in various self righteous acts blotting out all mentions of god in his books being a memorable example , before dying of a sore throat at an early age Perhaps a cautionary tale about how self rightious acts are no defense against the mundane perils of existence.
The annoying child gets what he wants and deserves at the end.
In which Gorey writes such a book as his books all mock I still love Gorey s illustrations but the subject wasn t one I cared for.
When I die I shall go up to heaven like that bird , October 22, 2014This review is from The Pious Infant A Volume in the Catafalque Works Paperback One of Edward Gorey s funniest works, telling the story of Little Henry Clump, an irritatingly virtuous tot, given to priggish behaviour berating boys at play on the Sabbath, or worrying about his sister s soul when she flies into a passion.
However going out on a winter s night to give his bread pudding to an unfortunate widow proves to be his undoing.
Wonderful take off of Victorian morality tales for children.

Born in Chicago, Gorey came from a colorful family his parents, Helen Dunham Garvey and Edward Lee Gorey, divorced in 1936 when he was 11, then remarried in 1952 when he was 27 One of his step mothers was Corinna Mura, a cabaret singer who had a brief role in the classic film Casablanca His father was briefly a journalist Gorey s maternal great grandmother, Helen St John Garvey, was a popular