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The Wit and Humor of America, Volume IV

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1907
Language: English
Wordcount: 60,126 / 172 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 72.5
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 1,068
Added to site: 2006.07.08 14160

Edited by Marshall P. Wilder

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April Aria, An -- R.K. Munkittrick

"As Good as a Play" -- Horace E. Scudder

Autocrat of the Breakfast Table, The -- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Briefless Barrister, The -- John G. Saxe

Cable-Car Preacher, A -- Sam Walter Foss

Cćsar's Quiet Lunch with Cicero -- James T. Fields

Cheer for the Consumer -- Nixon Waterman

Comin' Home Thanksgivin' -- James Ball Naylor

Complaint of Friends, A -- Gail Hamilton

Coupon Bonds, The -- J.T. Trowbridge

Crankidoxology -- Wallace Irwin

Desolation -- Tom Masson

Desperate Race, A -- J.F. Kelley

De Stove Pipe Hole -- William Henry Drummond

Economical Pair, The -- Carolyn Wells

Family Horse, The -- Frederick A. Cozzens

Girl from Mercury, The -- Herman Knickerbocker Vielé

Grand Opera, The -- Billy Baxter

Greco-Trojan Game, The -- Charles F. Johnson

How to Know the Wild Animals -- Carolyn Wells

How We Bought a Sewin' Machine and Organ -- Josiah Allen's Wife

I Remember, I Remember -- Phoebe Cary

In a State of Sin -- Owen Wister

Loafer and the Squire, The -- Porte Crayon

Love Sonnets of a Husband, The -- Maurice Smiley

Meditations of a Mariner -- Wallace Irwin

Modern Advantage, A -- Charlotte Becker

Modern Eclogue, A -- Bliss Carman

My Honey, My Love -- Joel Chandler Harris

Ponchus Pilut -- James Whitcomb Riley

Praise-God Barebones -- Ellen Mackay Hutchinson -- Cortissoz

Raggedy Man, The -- James Whitcomb Riley

Shooting-Match, The -- A.B. Longstreet

Sonnet of the Lovable Lass and the Plethoric Dad -- J.W. Foley

Story of the Two Friars -- Eugene Field

Two Husbands, The -- Carolyn Wells

Two Pedestrians, The -- Carolyn Wells

Two Prisoners, The -- Carolyn Wells

Victory -- Tom Masson

Wolf at Susan's Door, The -- Anne Warner



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