The Wit and Humor of America, Volume V

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1907
Language: English
Wordcount: 53,502 / 160 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 63.9
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 623
Added to site: 2006.09.19
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Abou Ben Butler, by Paul -- At Aunty's House, by Riley -- Bill's Courtship, by Stanton -- A Bully Boat and a Brag Captain, by Smith -- 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 -- It Pays to be Happy, by Masson -- Latter-Day Warnings, by Holmes -- 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 First Cigar, by Burdette -- 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 -- Tiddle-Iddle-Iddle-Iddle-Bum! Bum!, by Nesbit -- Whar Dem Sinful Apples Grow, by Culbertson -- Willy and the Lady, by Burgess -- The Woman Who Married an Owl, by Culbertson. Edited by Marshall P. Wilder

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y school, and considered as indispensable to education as a knowledge of writing. It has long been our belief that _any_ child may, with proper instruction, be made to draw, as easily as any child may be made to write. We are rejoiced to find that so distinguished an artist as Rembrandt Peale has avowed the same opinion, in giving to the world his invaluable little work on Graphics: in which he has clearly demonstrated the affinity between drawing and writing, and admirably exemplified the leading principles of both.

Marianne's first attempt at the great wreath was awkward enough. After she had spent five or six afternoons at the outline, and made it triangular rather than circular, and found it impossible to get in the sweet-pea, and the convolvulus, and lost and bewildered herself among the multitude of leaves that formed the cup of the rose, Mr. Gummage snatched the pencil from her hand, rubbed out the whole, and then drew it himself. It must be confessed that his forte lay in flowers, and he was ex

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