History Funny / HPLovecraft

4th May '16 9:45:06 AM aye_amber
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21st Sep '15 10:14:06 AM SantosLHalper
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--> ''But these tender passages, sacred though their fervour, did not pass unobserved by profane eyes; for crouched in the bushes and gritting his teeth was the dastardly ’Squire Hardman! When the lovers had finally strolled away he leapt out into the lane, [[ObviouslyEvil viciously twirling his moustache and riding-crop]], and [[KickTheDog kicking an unquestionably innocent cat]] who was also out strolling.''

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--> ''But these tender passages, sacred though their fervour, did not pass unobserved by profane eyes; for crouched in the bushes and gritting his teeth was the dastardly ’Squire Hardman! When the lovers had finally strolled away he leapt out into the lane, [[ObviouslyEvil [[DastardlyWhiplash viciously twirling his moustache and riding-crop]], and [[KickTheDog kicking an unquestionably innocent cat]] who was also out strolling.''
17th Aug '15 12:03:03 PM Geoduck
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** The DastardlyWhiplash behavior of the villain, 'Squire Hardman, is ''hilarious'':
--> ''But these tender passages, sacred though their fervour, did not pass unobserved by profane eyes; for crouched in the bushes and gritting his teeth was the dastardly ’Squire Hardman! When the lovers had finally strolled away he leapt out into the lane, [[DastardlyWhiplash viciously twirling his moustache and riding-crop, and kicking an unquestionably innocent cat who was also out strolling.]]''

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** The DastardlyWhiplash behavior of the villain, villain of the former, 'Squire Hardman, is ''hilarious'':
--> ''But these tender passages, sacred though their fervour, did not pass unobserved by profane eyes; for crouched in the bushes and gritting his teeth was the dastardly ’Squire Hardman! When the lovers had finally strolled away he leapt out into the lane, [[DastardlyWhiplash [[ObviouslyEvil viciously twirling his moustache and riding-crop, riding-crop]], and [[KickTheDog kicking an unquestionably innocent cat cat]] who was also out strolling.]]''
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11th Aug '15 2:54:47 PM MetaBuu
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11th Aug '15 2:54:20 PM MetaBuu
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* Lovecraft's {{Melodrama}} parody "Sweet Ermengarde" is ''intentionally'' funny, as is his Creator/TSEliot parody "Waste Paper."

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* Lovecraft's {{Melodrama}} parody "Sweet Ermengarde" is ''intentionally'' funny, as is his Creator/TSEliot parody "Waste Paper.""
** The DastardlyWhiplash behavior of the villain, 'Squire Hardman, is ''hilarious'':
--> ''But these tender passages, sacred though their fervour, did not pass unobserved by profane eyes; for crouched in the bushes and gritting his teeth was the dastardly ’Squire Hardman! When the lovers had finally strolled away he leapt out into the lane, [[DastardlyWhiplash viciously twirling his moustache and riding-crop, and kicking an unquestionably innocent cat who was also out strolling.]]''
--> ''One day as ’Squire Hardman sat in the front parlour of his expensive and palatial home, indulging in his favourite pastime of gnashing his teeth and swishing his riding-crop, a great thought came to him; and [[CardCarryingVillain he cursed aloud at the statue of Satan on the onyx mantelpiece.]]​''
3rd Sep '14 3:08:54 PM thesunisup
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* Although ''The Case of Charles Dexter Ward'' is anything but funny, this line could be construed as darkly humorous:

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* Although ''The Case of Charles Dexter Ward'' ''Literature/TheCaseOfCharlesDexterWard'' is anything but funny, this line could be construed as darkly humorous:
27th Jul '14 11:28:14 PM Geoduck
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* Lovecraft's [[Creator/HoratioAlgerJr Horatio Alger]] parody "Sweet Ermengarde" is ''intentionally'' funny, as is his Creator/TSEliot parody "Waste Paper."



--> ''There was something hideous, blasphemous, and abnormal about it [a voice], and but for a cry from his recovering wife which cleared his mind by arousing his protective instincts it is not likely that Theodore Howland Ward could have maintained for nearly a year his old boast that he had never fainted.''

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--> ''There was something hideous, blasphemous, and abnormal about it [a voice], and but for a cry from his recovering wife which cleared his mind by arousing his protective instincts it is not likely that Theodore Howland Ward could have maintained for nearly a year his old boast that he had never fainted.''''
* Similarly, the last line of "The Statement of Randolph Carter" walks a thin line between comedy and NightmareFuel:
--> ''[[spoiler: "You fool, Warren is DEAD!"]]''
* Lovecraft's {{Melodrama}} parody "Sweet Ermengarde" is ''intentionally'' funny, as is his Creator/TSEliot parody "Waste Paper."
27th Jul '14 7:18:03 PM thespian4ever7
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* Lovecraft's [[Creator/HoratioAlgerJr Horatio Alger]] parody "Sweet Ermengarde" is ''intentionally'' funny, as is his Creator/TSEliot parody "Waste Paper."

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* Lovecraft's [[Creator/HoratioAlgerJr Horatio Alger]] parody "Sweet Ermengarde" is ''intentionally'' funny, as is his Creator/TSEliot parody "Waste Paper.""
* Although ''The Case of Charles Dexter Ward'' is anything but funny, this line could be construed as darkly humorous:
--> ''There was something hideous, blasphemous, and abnormal about it [a voice], and but for a cry from his recovering wife which cleared his mind by arousing his protective instincts it is not likely that Theodore Howland Ward could have maintained for nearly a year his old boast that he had never fainted.''
14th Sep '13 6:37:15 PM AliceMacher
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* Lovecraft's [[Creator/HoratioAlgerJr Horatio Alger]] parody "Sweet Ermengarde" is ''intentionally'' funny.

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* Lovecraft's [[Creator/HoratioAlgerJr Horatio Alger]] parody "Sweet Ermengarde" is ''intentionally'' funny.funny, as is his Creator/TSEliot parody "Waste Paper."
11th Jun '13 4:18:20 PM Rabukurafuto
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* The Whisperer in Darkness is a rather suspenseful tale, and in the middle of an otherwise harrowing correspondence, this line seems a bit out of place: "What was up there I don’t know yet, but ''I’m afraid the creatures are learning to steer better with their space wings.''"
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