Posted by Jayne on September 15, 1999 at 21:07:56:
In Reply to: Re: Happy BDay JFC??? posted by Gayle on September 15, 1999 at 18:00:36:
: : Done for who? made some poor college and high school students miserable is what! I personally go with Samuel Clemens'view on this one-
: Dear Elfe Child,
: High school and college students were not nearly so miserable about it in the days when they could read.
I was told that during the era when Cooper was writing authors were paid by the word. Would certainly explain some of the wordiness that many seem to hate. Might have been a quicker way to get out from under his debts. Can anyone confirm if this is
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