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The wit and humor of America

Author: Marshall P Wilder
Publisher: New York ; London : Funk & Wagnalls Co., [©1911]
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In this complete 10 Volume set are selections from the pen of "this company of fun-makers" as well as many more, including a number by clever women humorists. This collection is made up of "poems, stories, humorous articles, fables, and fairy tales offered for your choice, with subjects as diverse as the styles ; but however the laugh is gained, in whatever fashion the jest is delivered, the laugh-maker is a public  Read more...
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Wilder, Marshall P. (Marshall Pinckney), 1859-1915.
Wit and humor of America.
London, New York, Funk & Wagnalls company [1911]
(OCoLC)591992182
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marshall P Wilder
OCLC Number: 228664729
Notes: Paged continuously.
Description: 10 volumes : (portraits) illustrations (plans) ; 16 cm
Contents: V.1. Anatole Dubois at de Horse Show, by Amsbary --
The Billville Spirit Meeting, by Stanton --
The British Matron, by Hawthorne --
The Champion Checker-Player of Ameriky, by Riley --
Colonel Sterett's Panther Hunt, by Lewis --
A Cry from the Consumer, by Nesbit --
The Curse of the Competent, by Finn --
Darby and Joan, by Honeywood --
The Day We Do Not Celebrate, by Burdette --
The Deacon's Masterpiece; or, The Wonderful "One-Hoss Shay", by Holmes --
The Deacon's Trout, by Beecher --
A Disappointment, by O'Reilly --
Distichs, by Hay --
Down Around the River, by Riley --
Enough, by Masson --
The Experiences of the A.C., by Taylor --
The Feast of the Monkeys, by Sousa --
The Fighting Race, by Clarke --
The Grammatical Boy, by Nye --
Grizzly-Gru, by Ironquill --
John Henry in a Street Car, by McHugh --
Laffing, by Billings --
A Letter from Mr. Biggs, by Howe --
A Medieval Discoverer, by Nye --
Melons, by Harte --
The Menagerie, by Moody --
Mrs. Johnson, by Howells --
The Muskeeter, by Billings --
My Grandmother's Turkey-Tail Fan, by Peck --
Myopia, by Rice --
An Odyssey of K's, by Nesbit --
The Old Maid's House: In Plan, by Phelps --
The Organ, by Beecher --
Partingtonian Patchwork, by Shillaber --
Pass, by Ironquill --
The Pettibone Lineage, by Fields --
A Psalm of Life, by Cary --
The Purple Cow, by Burgess --
The Quarrel, by Kiser --
Similar Cases, by Gilman --
Simple English, by Rose --
Spelling Down the Master, by Eggleston --
Stage Whispers, by Wells --
Teaching by Example, by Saxe --
The Tragedy of It, by Noble --
The Turnings of a Bookworm, by Wells --
Wanted --
A Cook, by Dale --
What Mr. Robinson Thinks, by Lowell --
When Albani Sang, by Drummond --
When the Frost is on the Punkin, by Riley --
Why Moles Have Hands, by Culbertsonn --
Wouter Van Twiller, by Irving --
The Yankee Dude'll Do, by Kiser. V. 2. An Archæological Congress, by Burdette --
Aunt Dinah's Kitchen, by Stowe --
Ballad, by Leland --
Barney McGee, by Hovey --
The Beecher Beached, by Tabb --
A Boy's View of It, by Stanton --
Budd Wilkins at the Show, by Kiser --
The Colonel's Clothes, by Gilman --
Comin' Thu, by Culbertson --
The Dutchman Who Had the "Small Pox," by Leland --
An Evening Musicale, by Fisk --
Familiar Authors at Work, by Carruth --
Fascination, by Tabb --
The Golfer's Rubaiyat, by Boynton --
Go Lightly, Gal (The Cake Walk), by Culbertson --
Grandma Keeler Gets Grandpa Ready for Sunday-School, by Greene --
The Hoosier and the Salt Pile, by Marble --
How "Ruby" Played, by Bagby --
A Letter, by Nasby --
The Lost Word, by Paul --
Love Sonnets of a Hoodlum, by Irwin --
Mr. Dooley on Gold-Seeking, by Dunne --
Mr. Dooley on Reform Candidates, by Dunne --
Natural Perversities, by Riley --
A Nautical Ballad, by Carryl --
The Old Deacon's Version of the Story of the Rich Man and Lazarus, by Stanton --
Our Best Society, by Curtis --
Plagiarism, by Tabb --
The Recruit, by Chambers --
"Ringworm Frank", by Riley --
A Rival Entertainment, by Field --
Samuel Brown, by Cary --
Seffy and Sally, by Long --
She Talked, by Foss --
The Strike at Hinman's, by Burdette --
The Two Brothers, by Wells --
The Two Farmers, by Wells --
The Two New Houses, by Wells --
The Two Suitors, by Wells --
Vive La Bagatelle, by Burgess --
Walk, by Devere --
The Way it Wuz, by Riley --
Yawcob Strauss, by Adams --
Yes?, by O'Reilly. V.3 An Arkansas Planter, by Read --
The Auto Rubaiyat, by Kauffman --
A Ballade of the "How To" Books, by Davies --
The Bohemians of Boston, by Burgess --
The Courtin', by Lowell --
The Crimson Cord, by Butler --
The Diamond Wedding, by Stedman --
Dislikes, by Holmes --
A Dos't o' Blues, by Riley --
The Dying Gag, by Ford --
Elizabeth Eliza Writes a Paper, by Hale --
Garden Ethics, by Warner --
The Genial Idiot Suggests a Comic Opera, by Bangs --
Hans Breitmann's Party, by Leland --
The Hired Hand and "Ha'nts," by Laughlin --
In Elizabeth's Day, by Rice --
In Philistia, by Carman --
A Letter from Home, by Irwin --
The Little Mock-Man, by Riley --
Little Orphant Annie, by Riley --
Mammy's Lullaby, by Gillilan --
Maxioms, by Wells --
Morris and the Honorable Tim, by Kelly --
Mr. Stiver's Horse, by Bailey --
My First Visit to Portland, by Downing --
My Sweetheart, by Peck --
The New Version, by Lampton --
Our New Neighbors at Ponkapog, by Aldrich --
The Plaint of Jonah, by Burdette --
The Retort, by Morris --
The Rhyme of the Chivalrous Shark, by Irwin --
Rollo Learning to Read, by Burdette --
Selecting the Faculty, by Hall --
Southern Sketches, by Arp --
The Tower of London, by Ward --
A Traveled Donkey, by Taylor --
The Tree-Toad, by Riley --
The Two Automobilists, by Wells --
The Two Business Men, by Wells --
The Two Housewives, by Wells --
The Two Ladies, by Wells --
The Two Young Men, by Wells --
Uncle Simon and Uncle Jim, by Ward --
Wamsley's Automatic Pastor, by Crane --
Wild Animals I Have Met, by Wells. V.4. An April Aria, by Munkittrick --
"As Good as a Play", by Scudder --
The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table, by Holmes --
The Briefless Barrister, by Saxe --
A Cable-Car Preacher, by Foss --
Cæsar's Quiet Lunch with Cicero, by Fields --
Cheer for the Consumer, by Waterman --
Comin' Home Thanksgivin', by Naylor --
A Complaint of Friends, by Hamilton --
The Coupon Bonds, by Trowbridge --
Crankidoxology, by Irwin --
Desolation, by Masson --
A Desperate Race, by Kelley --
De Stove Pipe Hole, by Drummond --
The Economical Pair, by Wells --
The Family Horse, by Cozzens --
Girl from Mercury, by Vielé --
The Grand Opera, by Baxter --
The Greco-Trojan Game, by Johnson --
How to Know the Wild Animals, by Wells --
How We Bought a Sewin' Machine and Organ, by Allen --
I Remember, I Remember, by Cary --
In a State of Sin, by Wister --
The Loafer and the Squire, by Crayon --
The Love Sonnets of a Husband, by Smiley --
Meditations of a Mariner, by Irwin --
A Modern Advantage, by Becker --
A Modern Eclogue, by Carman --
My Honey, My Love, by Harris --
Ponchus Pilut, by Riley --
Praise-God Barebones, by Cortissoz --
The Raggedy Man, by Riley --
The Shooting-Match, by Longstreet --
Sonnet of the Lovable Lass and the Plethoric Dad, by Foley --
Story of the Two Friars, by Field --
The Two Husbands, by Wells --
The Two Pedestrians, by Wells --
The Two Prisoners, by Wells --
Victory, by Masson --
The Wolf at Susan's Door, by Warner. V.5. Bill's Courtship, by Stanton --
A Committee from Kelly's, by Belden --
The Co-operative Housekeepers, by Flower --
The Drayman, by O'Connell --
The Dutiful Mariner, by Irwin --
Especially Men, by Chester --
Farewell, by Taylor --
The Funny Little Fellow, by Riley --
Going Up and Coming Down, by Tucker --
Have You Seen the Lady?, by Sousa --
Her "Angel" Father, by Flower --
The Itinerant Tinker, by Macauley --
Lectures on Astronomy, by Phoenix --
A Letter from a Self-Made Merchant to His Son, by Lorimer --
The Marriage of Sir John Smith, by Cary --
Melinda's Humorous Story, by McHenry --
Miss Legion, by Taylor --
The Mosquito, by Bryant --
Mr. Dooley on Expert Testimony, by Dunne --
Mr. Hare Tries to Get a Wife, by Culbertson --
Musical Review Extraordinary, by Phoenix --
My Ruthers, by Riley --
A Night in a Rocking-Chair, by Field --
Old Grimes, by Greene --
A Piano in Arkansas, by Thorpe --
Quit Yo' Worryin', by Culbertson --
Rollo Learning to Play, by Burdette --
The Runaway Boy, by Riley --
The Set of China, by Leslie --
Simon Starts in the World, by Hooper --
The Spring Beauties, by Cone --
The Strike of One, by Flower --
Suppressed Chapters, by Wells --
Whar Dem Sinful Apples Grow, by Culbertson --
Willy and the Lady, by Burgess --
The Woman Who Married an Owl, by Culbertson. V.6. Abou [sic] Ben Butler, by Paul --
The Advertiser, by Field --
After the Funeral, by Bailey --
The Apostasy of William Dodge, by Waterloo --
The Ballad of Grizzly Gulch, by Irwin --
Banty Tim, by Hay --
The Bear Story, by Riley --
The Book-Canvasser, by Anonymous --
A Bully Boat and a Brag Captain, by Smith --
The Bumblebeaver, by Cox --
Casey at the Bat, by Thayer --
Chad's Story of the Goose, by Smith --
Colonel Carter's Story of the Postmaster, by Smith --
Comic Miseries, by Saxe --
The Coquette, by Saxe --
De Gradual Commence, by Amsbary --
Evening, by Holmes --
The Fairport Art Museum, by Thanet --
The Famous Mulligan Ball, by Stanton --
The Genial Idiot Discusses the Music Cure, by Bangs --
Grains of Truth, by Nye --
Her Valentine, by Hovey --
It Pays to be Happy, by Masson --
James and Reginald, by Field --
Jones, by Osbourne --
Latter-Day Warnings, by Holmes --
Lost Chords, by Field --
Love Sonnets of an Office Boy, by Kiser --
The Martyrdom of Mr. Stevens, by Quick --
The Merchant and the Book-Agent, by Anonymous --
The Modern Farmer, by Appleton --
The Mosquito, by Bryant --
Mr. Dooley on the Game of Football, by Dunne --
My First Cigar, by Burdette --
My Philosofy, by Riley --
The Octopussycat, by Cox --
The Old Settler, by Mott --
The Owl-Critic, by Fields --
The Paintermine, by Cox --
Shonny Schwartz, by Adams --
The Society Upon the Stanislaus, by Harte --
So Wags the World, by Warner --
A Spring Feeling, by Carman --
The Talking Horse, by McIntyre --
The Thompson Street Poker Club, by Carleton --
Thoughts fer the Discuraged Farmer, by Riley --
"Tiddle-iddle-iddle-iddle-bum! bum!", by Nesbit --
Unconscious Humor, by Wetherell --
Up and Down Old Brandywine, by Riley --
Verre Definite, by Amsbary --
Wasted Opportunities, by Greene --
The Weddin', by Hartswick --
The Welsh Rabbittern, by Cox --
When the Allegash Drive Goes Through, by Day --
The Wild Boarder, by Cox. V.7. Alphabet of Celebrities, by Herford --
Assault and Battery, by Baldwin --
The Associated Widows, by Roof --
Bill Nations, by Arp --
The Brakeman at Church, by Burdette --
Breitmann and the Turners, by Leland --
By Bay and Sea, by Bangs --
The Camp-Meeting, by Hall --
The Critic, by Lampton --
A Cupid, A Crook, by Townsend --
The Dubious Future, by Nye --
An Educational Project, by Greene --
Fable, by Emerson --
The Goat, by Munkittrick --
The Happy Land, by Batchelder --
He and She, by Ironquill --
Holly Song, by Scollard --
How Mr. Terrapin Lost His Beard, by Culbertson --
How Mr. Terrapin Lost His Plumage and Whistle, by Culbertson --
In Defense of an Offering, by Ford --
It is Time to Begin to Conclude, by Laidlaw --
Jack Balcomb's Pleasant Ways, by Nicholson --
The Lost Inventor, by Irwin --
Margins, by Burdette --
My Cigarette, by Lummis --
Nonsense Verses, by Burgess --
Notary of Perigueux, by Longfellow --
Nothin' Done, by Stinson --
Omar in the Klondyke, by Sutherland --
The Prayer of Cyrus Brown, by Foss --
A Rhyme for Christmas, by Challing --
The Siege of Djklxprwbz, by Ironquill --
The Skeleton in the Closet, by Hale --
Songs Without Words, by Burdette --
Talk, by Paul --
Triolets --
Two Cases of Grip, by Quad --
Utah, by Field --
The Wicked Zebra, by Batchelder --
Winter Fancy, by Munkittrick --
What She Said About It, by Paul --
The Woman-Hater Reformed, by Greene --
Women and Bargains, by Allen. V.8. A Boston Ballad, by Whitman --
A Branch Library, by Flagg --
The Chief Mate, by Lowell --
Columbia and the Cowboy, by MacGowan --
A Daniel Come to Judgment, by Cooke --
Darius Green and His Flying Machine, by Trowbridge --
"The Day is Done", by Cary --
Dictum Sapienti by Paul --
The Duluth Speech, by Knott --
The Enchanted Hat, by MacGrath --
Eve's Daughter, by Sill --
Fate, by Munkittrick --
The Final Choice, by Cooke --
The Forbearance of the Admiral, by Irwin --
The Gentle Art of Boosting, by Bangs --
The Girl and the Julep, by Hough --
Grandfather Squeers, by Riley --
Guest at the Ludlow, by Nye --
Hard, by Masson --
Hon. Ranson Peabody, by Ade --
Icarus, by Saxe --
Is it I? by Price --
Johnny's Lessons, by Rankin --
Kaiser's Farewell to Prince Henry, by Taylor --
The Life Elixir of Marthy, by Neff --
Litigation, by Arp --
Mr. Carteret and His Fellow Americans Abroad, by Gray --
Mr. Dooley on Golf, by Dunne --
Niagara be Dammed, by Irwin --
Not According to Schedule, by Cutting --
Nothing to Wear, by Butler --
One of the Palls, by Robinson --
Paper: A Poem, by Franklin --
The Road to a Woman's Heart, by Slick --
The Sceptics, by Carman --
A Staccato to O Le Lupe, by Carman --
Table Manners, by Flagg --
The V-A-S-E, by Roche --
Vive la Bagatelle, by Scollard --
When the Sirup's on the Flapjack, by Taylor. V.9. A Ballade of Ping-Pong, by Noble --
The Boat that Ain't, by Irwin --
Budge and Toddie, by Habberton --
A Cavalier's Valentine, by Scollard --
Conscientious Curate and the Beauteous Ballet Girl, by Rose --
The Country School, by Anonymous --
Evan Anderson's Poker Party, by Stevenson --
The Experiences of Gentle Jane, by Wells --
A Few Reflections, by Arp --
A Great Celebrator, by Nye --
The Gusher, by Loomis --
He Wanted to Know, by Foss --
The Hoss, by Riley --
How I Spoke the Word, by Stanton --
How Jimaboy Found Himself, by Lynde --
How the Money Goes, by Saxe --
"Hullo!", by Foss --
The Lugubrious Whing-Whang, by Riley --
The Millionaires, by Adeler --
The Mystery of Gilgal, by Hay --
Natural Philosophy, by Drummond --
The Nine Little Goblins, by Riley --
The Old-Fashioned Choir, by Taylor --
Our Polite Parents, by Wells --
Our Very Wishes, by Spofford --
A Reflective Retrospect, by Saxe --
A Rule of Three, byRice --
The Runaway Toys, by Stanton --
Soldier, Rest!, by Burdette --
The Tale of the Tangled Telegram, by Nesbit --
A Threnody, by Lanigan --
Tim Flannigan's Mistake, by Amsbary --
The University Intelligence Office, by Bangs --
The Warrior, by Field --
When Doctors Disagree, by Kiser --
When the Little Boy Ran Away, by Stanton --
The Widow Bedott's Visitor, by Whicher. V.10. Araminta and the Automobile, by Loomis --
At Aunty's House, by Riley --
The Backsliding Brother, by Stanton --
Biggs' Bar, by Sutherland --
A Bookworm's Plaint, by Scollard --
Breitmann in Politics, by Leland --
A Concord Love Song, by Roche --
Contentment, by Holmes --
The Demon of the Study, by Whittier --
Der Oak Und Der Vine, by Adams --
A Double-Dyed Deceiver, by O. Henry --
Dum Vivimus Vigilamus, by Paul --
The Evidence in the Case of Smith vs. Jones, by Clemens --
Fall Styles in Faces, by Irwin --
"Festina Lente", by Burdette --
The Genial Idiot Discusses Leap Year, by Bangs --
The Great Prize Fight, by Clemens --
Had a Set of Double Teeth, by Day --
The Height of the Ridiculous, by Holmes --
Her Brother: Enfant Terrible, by Sabin --
Hezekiah Bedott's Opinion, by Whicher --
His Grandmother's Way, by Stanton --
The Invisible Prince, by Harland --
The Jackpot, by Ironquill --
Jacob, by Cary --
Johnny's Pa, by Nesbit --
A Lay of Ancient Rome, by Ybarra Little Bopeep and Little Boy Blue, by Peck --
Love Song, by Leland --
Maxims, by Franklin --
The Meeting, by Riser --
Mister Rabbit's Love Affair, by Stanton --
A Mother of Four, by Tompkins --
A Mothers' Meeting, by Bridges --
Nevada Sketches, by Clemens --
A New Year Idyl, by Field --
An Old-Time Singer, by Stanton --
Oncl' Antoine on 'Change, by Amsbary --
Our Hired Girl, by Riley --
Plain Language from Truthful James, by Harte --
A Poe-'em of Passion, by Lummis --
Possession, by Lampton --
The Real Diary of a Real Boy, by Shute --
The Reason, by Ironquill --
Rubaiyat of Mathieu Lattellier, by Amsbary --
Settin' by the Fire, by Stanton --
A Shining Mark, by Ironquill --
"There's a Bower of Bean-Vines", by Cary --
To Bary Jade, by Adams --
Tom's Money, by Spofford --
The Trial that Job Missed, by Harris --
Trouble-Proof, by Sabin --
Uncle Bentley and the Roosters, by Carruth --
Unsatisfied Yearning, by Munkittrick --
What Lack We Yet, by Burdette --
When Lovely Woman, by Cary The Whisperer, by Ironquill --
Why Wait for Death and Time?, by Taylor --
Willy and the Lady, by Burgess --
Winter Dusk, by Munkittrick --
Winter Joys, by Field --
Ye Legende of Sir Yroncladde, by Nesbitt.
Responsibility: edited by Marshall P. Wilder.

Abstract:

In this complete 10 Volume set are selections from the pen of "this company of fun-makers" as well as many more, including a number by clever women humorists. This collection is made up of "poems, stories, humorous articles, fables, and fairy tales offered for your choice, with subjects as diverse as the styles ; but however the laugh is gained, in whatever fashion the jest is delivered, the laugh-maker is a public benefactor, for laughter is the salt of life, and keeps the whole dish sweet," (foreword). Authors such as Bret Harte, Henry Ward Beecher, James Whitcomb Riley, Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain), Joel Chandler Harris, Thomas Bailey Aldrich and many more.

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    schema:description "The Whisperer, by Ironquill -- Why Wait for Death and Time?, by Taylor -- Willy and the Lady, by Burgess -- Winter Dusk, by Munkittrick -- Winter Joys, by Field -- Ye Legende of Sir Yroncladde, by Nesbitt."@en ;
    schema:description "V.6. Abou [sic] Ben Butler, by Paul -- The Advertiser, by Field -- After the Funeral, by Bailey -- The Apostasy of William Dodge, by Waterloo -- The Ballad of Grizzly Gulch, by Irwin -- Banty Tim, by Hay -- The Bear Story, by Riley -- The Book-Canvasser, by Anonymous -- A Bully Boat and a Brag Captain, by Smith -- The Bumblebeaver, by Cox -- Casey at the Bat, by Thayer -- Chad's Story of the Goose, by Smith -- Colonel Carter's Story of the Postmaster, by Smith -- Comic Miseries, by Saxe -- The Coquette, by Saxe -- De Gradual Commence, by Amsbary -- Evening, by Holmes -- The Fairport Art Museum, by Thanet -- The Famous Mulligan Ball, by Stanton -- The Genial Idiot Discusses the Music Cure, by Bangs -- Grains of Truth, by Nye -- Her Valentine, by Hovey -- It Pays to be Happy, by Masson -- James and Reginald, by Field -- Jones, by Osbourne -- Latter-Day Warnings, by Holmes -- Lost Chords, by Field -- Love Sonnets of an Office Boy, by Kiser -- The Martyrdom of Mr. Stevens, by Quick -- The Merchant and the Book-Agent, by Anonymous -- The Modern Farmer, by Appleton -- The Mosquito, by Bryant -- Mr. Dooley on the Game of Football, by Dunne -- My First Cigar, by Burdette -- My Philosofy, by Riley -- The Octopussycat, by Cox -- The Old Settler, by Mott -- The Owl-Critic, by Fields -- The Paintermine, by Cox -- Shonny Schwartz, by Adams -- The Society Upon the Stanislaus, by Harte -- So Wags the World, by Warner -- A Spring Feeling, by Carman -- The Talking Horse, by McIntyre -- The Thompson Street Poker Club, by Carleton -- Thoughts fer the Discuraged Farmer, by Riley -- "Tiddle-iddle-iddle-iddle-bum! bum!", by Nesbit -- Unconscious Humor, by Wetherell -- Up and Down Old Brandywine, by Riley -- Verre Definite, by Amsbary -- Wasted Opportunities, by Greene -- The Weddin', by Hartswick -- The Welsh Rabbittern, by Cox -- When the Allegash Drive Goes Through, by Day -- The Wild Boarder, by Cox."@en ;
    schema:description "V.7. Alphabet of Celebrities, by Herford -- Assault and Battery, by Baldwin -- The Associated Widows, by Roof -- Bill Nations, by Arp -- The Brakeman at Church, by Burdette -- Breitmann and the Turners, by Leland -- By Bay and Sea, by Bangs -- The Camp-Meeting, by Hall -- The Critic, by Lampton -- A Cupid, A Crook, by Townsend -- The Dubious Future, by Nye -- An Educational Project, by Greene -- Fable, by Emerson -- The Goat, by Munkittrick -- The Happy Land, by Batchelder -- He and She, by Ironquill -- Holly Song, by Scollard -- How Mr. Terrapin Lost His Beard, by Culbertson -- How Mr. Terrapin Lost His Plumage and Whistle, by Culbertson -- In Defense of an Offering, by Ford -- It is Time to Begin to Conclude, by Laidlaw -- Jack Balcomb's Pleasant Ways, by Nicholson -- The Lost Inventor, by Irwin -- Margins, by Burdette -- My Cigarette, by Lummis -- Nonsense Verses, by Burgess -- Notary of Perigueux, by Longfellow -- Nothin' Done, by Stinson -- Omar in the Klondyke, by Sutherland -- The Prayer of Cyrus Brown, by Foss -- A Rhyme for Christmas, by Challing -- The Siege of Djklxprwbz, by Ironquill -- The Skeleton in the Closet, by Hale -- Songs Without Words, by Burdette -- Talk, by Paul -- Triolets -- Two Cases of Grip, by Quad -- Utah, by Field -- The Wicked Zebra, by Batchelder -- Winter Fancy, by Munkittrick -- What She Said About It, by Paul -- The Woman-Hater Reformed, by Greene -- Women and Bargains, by Allen."@en ;
    schema:description "V.10. Araminta and the Automobile, by Loomis -- At Aunty's House, by Riley -- The Backsliding Brother, by Stanton -- Biggs' Bar, by Sutherland -- A Bookworm's Plaint, by Scollard -- Breitmann in Politics, by Leland -- A Concord Love Song, by Roche -- Contentment, by Holmes -- The Demon of the Study, by Whittier -- Der Oak Und Der Vine, by Adams -- A Double-Dyed Deceiver, by O. Henry -- Dum Vivimus Vigilamus, by Paul -- The Evidence in the Case of Smith vs. Jones, by Clemens -- Fall Styles in Faces, by Irwin -- "Festina Lente", by Burdette -- The Genial Idiot Discusses Leap Year, by Bangs -- The Great Prize Fight, by Clemens -- Had a Set of Double Teeth, by Day -- The Height of the Ridiculous, by Holmes -- Her Brother: Enfant Terrible, by Sabin -- Hezekiah Bedott's Opinion, by Whicher -- His Grandmother's Way, by Stanton -- The Invisible Prince, by Harland -- The Jackpot, by Ironquill -- Jacob, by Cary -- Johnny's Pa, by Nesbit -- A Lay of Ancient Rome, by Ybarra"@en ;
    schema:description "V.4. An April Aria, by Munkittrick -- "As Good as a Play", by Scudder -- The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table, by Holmes -- The Briefless Barrister, by Saxe -- A Cable-Car Preacher, by Foss -- Cæsar's Quiet Lunch with Cicero, by Fields -- Cheer for the Consumer, by Waterman -- Comin' Home Thanksgivin', by Naylor -- A Complaint of Friends, by Hamilton -- The Coupon Bonds, by Trowbridge -- Crankidoxology, by Irwin -- Desolation, by Masson -- A Desperate Race, by Kelley -- De Stove Pipe Hole, by Drummond -- The Economical Pair, by Wells -- The Family Horse, by Cozzens -- Girl from Mercury, by Vielé -- The Grand Opera, by Baxter -- The Greco-Trojan Game, by Johnson -- How to Know the Wild Animals, by Wells -- How We Bought a Sewin' Machine and Organ, by Allen -- I Remember, I Remember, by Cary -- In a State of Sin, by Wister -- The Loafer and the Squire, by Crayon -- The Love Sonnets of a Husband, by Smiley -- Meditations of a Mariner, by Irwin -- A Modern Advantage, by Becker -- A Modern Eclogue, by Carman -- My Honey, My Love, by Harris -- Ponchus Pilut, by Riley -- Praise-God Barebones, by Cortissoz -- The Raggedy Man, by Riley -- The Shooting-Match, by Longstreet -- Sonnet of the Lovable Lass and the Plethoric Dad, by Foley -- Story of the Two Friars, by Field -- The Two Husbands, by Wells -- The Two Pedestrians, by Wells -- The Two Prisoners, by Wells -- Victory, by Masson -- The Wolf at Susan's Door, by Warner."@en ;
    schema:description "V.3 An Arkansas Planter, by Read -- The Auto Rubaiyat, by Kauffman -- A Ballade of the "How To" Books, by Davies -- The Bohemians of Boston, by Burgess -- The Courtin', by Lowell -- The Crimson Cord, by Butler -- The Diamond Wedding, by Stedman -- Dislikes, by Holmes -- A Dos't o' Blues, by Riley -- The Dying Gag, by Ford -- Elizabeth Eliza Writes a Paper, by Hale -- Garden Ethics, by Warner -- The Genial Idiot Suggests a Comic Opera, by Bangs -- Hans Breitmann's Party, by Leland -- The Hired Hand and "Ha'nts," by Laughlin -- In Elizabeth's Day, by Rice -- In Philistia, by Carman -- A Letter from Home, by Irwin -- The Little Mock-Man, by Riley -- Little Orphant Annie, by Riley -- Mammy's Lullaby, by Gillilan -- Maxioms, by Wells -- Morris and the Honorable Tim, by Kelly -- Mr. Stiver's Horse, by Bailey -- My First Visit to Portland, by Downing -- My Sweetheart, by Peck -- The New Version, by Lampton -- Our New Neighbors at Ponkapog, by Aldrich -- The Plaint of Jonah, by Burdette -- The Retort, by Morris -- The Rhyme of the Chivalrous Shark, by Irwin -- Rollo Learning to Read, by Burdette -- Selecting the Faculty, by Hall -- Southern Sketches, by Arp -- The Tower of London, by Ward -- A Traveled Donkey, by Taylor -- The Tree-Toad, by Riley -- The Two Automobilists, by Wells -- The Two Business Men, by Wells -- The Two Housewives, by Wells -- The Two Ladies, by Wells -- The Two Young Men, by Wells -- Uncle Simon and Uncle Jim, by Ward -- Wamsley's Automatic Pastor, by Crane -- Wild Animals I Have Met, by Wells."@en ;
    schema:description "V.1. Anatole Dubois at de Horse Show, by Amsbary -- The Billville Spirit Meeting, by Stanton -- The British Matron, by Hawthorne -- The Champion Checker-Player of Ameriky, by Riley -- Colonel Sterett's Panther Hunt, by Lewis -- A Cry from the Consumer, by Nesbit -- The Curse of the Competent, by Finn -- Darby and Joan, by Honeywood -- The Day We Do Not Celebrate, by Burdette -- The Deacon's Masterpiece; or, The Wonderful "One-Hoss Shay", by Holmes -- The Deacon's Trout, by Beecher -- A Disappointment, by O'Reilly -- Distichs, by Hay -- Down Around the River, by Riley -- Enough, by Masson -- The Experiences of the A.C., by Taylor -- The Feast of the Monkeys, by Sousa -- The Fighting Race, by Clarke -- The Grammatical Boy, by Nye -- Grizzly-Gru, by Ironquill -- John Henry in a Street Car, by McHugh -- Laffing, by Billings -- A Letter from Mr. Biggs, by Howe -- A Medieval Discoverer, by Nye -- Melons, by Harte -- The Menagerie, by Moody -- Mrs. Johnson, by Howells -- The Muskeeter, by Billings -- My Grandmother's Turkey-Tail Fan, by Peck -- Myopia, by Rice -- An Odyssey of K's, by Nesbit -- The Old Maid's House: In Plan, by Phelps -- The Organ, by Beecher -- Partingtonian Patchwork, by Shillaber -- Pass, by Ironquill -- The Pettibone Lineage, by Fields -- A Psalm of Life, by Cary -- The Purple Cow, by Burgess -- The Quarrel, by Kiser -- Similar Cases, by Gilman -- Simple English, by Rose -- Spelling Down the Master, by Eggleston -- Stage Whispers, by Wells -- Teaching by Example, by Saxe -- The Tragedy of It, by Noble -- The Turnings of a Bookworm, by Wells -- Wanted -- A Cook, by Dale -- What Mr. Robinson Thinks, by Lowell -- When Albani Sang, by Drummond -- When the Frost is on the Punkin, by Riley -- Why Moles Have Hands, by Culbertsonn -- Wouter Van Twiller, by Irving -- The Yankee Dude'll Do, by Kiser."@en ;
    schema:description "Little Bopeep and Little Boy Blue, by Peck -- Love Song, by Leland -- Maxims, by Franklin -- The Meeting, by Riser -- Mister Rabbit's Love Affair, by Stanton -- A Mother of Four, by Tompkins -- A Mothers' Meeting, by Bridges -- Nevada Sketches, by Clemens -- A New Year Idyl, by Field -- An Old-Time Singer, by Stanton -- Oncl' Antoine on 'Change, by Amsbary -- Our Hired Girl, by Riley -- Plain Language from Truthful James, by Harte -- A Poe-'em of Passion, by Lummis -- Possession, by Lampton -- The Real Diary of a Real Boy, by Shute -- The Reason, by Ironquill -- Rubaiyat of Mathieu Lattellier, by Amsbary -- Settin' by the Fire, by Stanton -- A Shining Mark, by Ironquill -- "There's a Bower of Bean-Vines", by Cary -- To Bary Jade, by Adams -- Tom's Money, by Spofford -- The Trial that Job Missed, by Harris -- Trouble-Proof, by Sabin -- Uncle Bentley and the Roosters, by Carruth -- Unsatisfied Yearning, by Munkittrick -- What Lack We Yet, by Burdette -- When Lovely Woman, by Cary"@en ;
    schema:description "V.5. Bill's Courtship, by Stanton -- A Committee from Kelly's, by Belden -- The Co-operative Housekeepers, by Flower -- The Drayman, by O'Connell -- The Dutiful Mariner, by Irwin -- Especially Men, by Chester -- Farewell, by Taylor -- The Funny Little Fellow, by Riley -- Going Up and Coming Down, by Tucker -- Have You Seen the Lady?, by Sousa -- Her "Angel" Father, by Flower -- The Itinerant Tinker, by Macauley -- Lectures on Astronomy, by Phoenix -- A Letter from a Self-Made Merchant to His Son, by Lorimer -- The Marriage of Sir John Smith, by Cary -- Melinda's Humorous Story, by McHenry -- Miss Legion, by Taylor -- The Mosquito, by Bryant -- Mr. Dooley on Expert Testimony, by Dunne -- Mr. Hare Tries to Get a Wife, by Culbertson -- Musical Review Extraordinary, by Phoenix -- My Ruthers, by Riley -- A Night in a Rocking-Chair, by Field -- Old Grimes, by Greene -- A Piano in Arkansas, by Thorpe -- Quit Yo' Worryin', by Culbertson -- Rollo Learning to Play, by Burdette -- The Runaway Boy, by Riley -- The Set of China, by Leslie -- Simon Starts in the World, by Hooper -- The Spring Beauties, by Cone -- The Strike of One, by Flower -- Suppressed Chapters, by Wells -- Whar Dem Sinful Apples Grow, by Culbertson -- Willy and the Lady, by Burgess -- The Woman Who Married an Owl, by Culbertson."@en ;
    schema:description "V. 2. An Archæological Congress, by Burdette -- Aunt Dinah's Kitchen, by Stowe -- Ballad, by Leland -- Barney McGee, by Hovey -- The Beecher Beached, by Tabb -- A Boy's View of It, by Stanton -- Budd Wilkins at the Show, by Kiser -- The Colonel's Clothes, by Gilman -- Comin' Thu, by Culbertson -- The Dutchman Who Had the "Small Pox," by Leland -- An Evening Musicale, by Fisk -- Familiar Authors at Work, by Carruth -- Fascination, by Tabb -- The Golfer's Rubaiyat, by Boynton -- Go Lightly, Gal (The Cake Walk), by Culbertson -- Grandma Keeler Gets Grandpa Ready for Sunday-School, by Greene -- The Hoosier and the Salt Pile, by Marble -- How "Ruby" Played, by Bagby -- A Letter, by Nasby -- The Lost Word, by Paul -- Love Sonnets of a Hoodlum, by Irwin -- Mr. Dooley on Gold-Seeking, by Dunne -- Mr. Dooley on Reform Candidates, by Dunne -- Natural Perversities, by Riley -- A Nautical Ballad, by Carryl -- The Old Deacon's Version of the Story of the Rich Man and Lazarus, by Stanton -- Our Best Society, by Curtis -- Plagiarism, by Tabb -- The Recruit, by Chambers -- "Ringworm Frank", by Riley -- A Rival Entertainment, by Field -- Samuel Brown, by Cary -- Seffy and Sally, by Long -- She Talked, by Foss -- The Strike at Hinman's, by Burdette -- The Two Brothers, by Wells -- The Two Farmers, by Wells -- The Two New Houses, by Wells -- The Two Suitors, by Wells -- Vive La Bagatelle, by Burgess -- Walk, by Devere -- The Way it Wuz, by Riley -- Yawcob Strauss, by Adams -- Yes?, by O'Reilly."@en ;
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