Free and Discounted Ebooks
Join 130,000 readers! Get our ebook deals straight to your inbox.

Nye and Riley's Wit and Humor

(Poems and Yarns)

Cover image for

Download


Author: Bill Nye (Edgar Wilson Nye)
Published: 1900
Language: English
Wordcount: 44,118 / 127 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 75.9
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 1,073
Added to site: 2009.09.30
mnybks.net#: 25424
Origin: gutenberg.org
Excerpt

r as I did. Extravagant cordiality and overflowing hospitality have always kept my birthplace back.


[Illustration: Never Talk Back.]

Never talk back! sich things is ripperhensible; feller only "corks" hisse'f that jaws a man that's hot; In a quarrel, of you'll only keep your mouth shet and act sensible, The man that does the talkin'll git worsted every shot!

Never talk back to a feller that's abusin' you-- Jest let him carry on, and rip, and cuss and swear; And when he finds his lyin' and his dammin's jest amusin' you, You've gut him clean kaflummixed, and you want to hold him there!

Never talk back, and wake up the whole community, And call a man a liar, over law, or Politics,-- You can lift and land him furder and with gracefuller impunity With one good jolt of silence than a half a dozen kicks!


The Gruesome Ballad of Mr. Squincher

"Ki-yi!" said Mr. Squincher, As in contemplative pose, He stood before the looking-glass And burnished up his nose, And brushe

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Author of the Day

J.J. White
Apart from being able to surf (the ocean, not the web) and singing and whistling at the same time, J.J. White is an amazing writer who knows how to draw his readers in and keep them at the edge of their seats. His latest book, Deviant Acts, is no exception and deals with a ex-soldier/heroin addict who finds himself in a situation where he needs to play the hero. As our author of the day, White reveals how relatives of his inspired this book and why his friends call his wife "Saint Pam."
Read full interview...