Our 57 writers otherwise showed an astonishing breadth of interest and erudition, from Babar to The New Larousse Gastronomique.
Babar Qureshi, 59, of Iselin, New Jersey, is identified as one of the leaders of the conspiracy.
But for the sake of Babar the brave they might always count on his sword and the sabres of fifty or more of his followers.
The Purana-Killa, or the old fortress of the palace of Babar, is much decayed.
At weddings in the Babar Islands, the bridegroom has to hunt for his bride in a darkened room.
"A chip of the old block," said an ancient mountain chief, who had known his grandfather Babar, and many others nodded assent.
Then suddenly an old, thin voice—the voice of the old mountain chief, who remembered Babar the brave—rose on the silence.
That was not one which any son of Babar's was ever likely to break.
The elephant hero of a series of witty children's books written and illustrated by the twentieth-century French author Jean de Brunhoff and, later, by his son, Laurent de Brunhoff.