Peck's Sunshine

Being a Collection of Articles Written for Peck's Sun, Milwaukee, Wis.

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Author: George W. Peck
Published: 1882
Language: English
Wordcount: 84,685 / 228 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 77.9
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 425
Added to site: 2008.05.17
mnybks.net#: 20926
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Humor

Generally Calculated to Throw Sunshine Instead of Clouds on the Faces of Those Who Read Them.

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led the bell and jumped off. The cold perspiration broke out on the forehead of the man with the new hat, and he took it off to wipe his forehead, when the whole piece of cheese seemed to roll over and breathe, and the man got the full benefit of it, and came near fainting away.

He got home and his wife met him and asked him what was the matter? He said he believed mortification had set in, and she took one whiff as he took off his hat, and said she should think it had. "Where did you get into it?" said she. "Get into it?" said the man, "I have not got into anything, but some deadly disease has got hold of me, and I shall not live." She told him if any disease that smelled like that had got hold of him and was going to be chronic, she felt as though he would be a burden to himself if he lived very long. She got his clothes off, soaked his feet in mustard water, and he slept. The man slept and dreamed that a smallpox flag was hung in front of his house and that he was riding in a butcher wagon to the pe

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