Humorous Readings and Recitations, in Prose and Verse by Leopold Wagner

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Editor Wagner, Leopold, 1858-
Title Humorous Readings and Recitations, in Prose and Verse
Contents Accompanied on the flute / F. Anstey -- The troubles of a triplet / W. Beatty-Kingston -- Slightly deaf / Bracebridge Hemming -- The lady Freemason / H. T. Craven -- What happened last night! / F. B. Harrison -- The fatal legs / Walter Browne -- The Caliph's jester / From the Arabic -- A journey in search of nothing / Wilkie Collins -- Gemini and Virgo / C. S. Calverley -- King Bibbs / James Albery -- Molly Muldoon / Anonymous -- The harmonious lobsters / Robert Reece -- The provincial landlady / H. Chance Newton -- My matrimonial predicament / Leopold Wagner -- Etiquette / W. S. Gilbert -- A lost shepherd / Frank Barrett -- A mathematic madness / F. P. Dempster -- Waiting at Tottlepot / J. Ashby-Sterry -- Married to a giantess / Walter Parke -- The vision of the alderman / Henry S. Leigh -- The demon snuffers / Geo. Manville Fenn -- The Walrus and the Carpenter / Lewis Carroll -- My brother Henry / J. M. Barrie -- A night with a stork / W. E. Wilcox -- The faithful lovers / F. C. Burnand -- The wail of a banner-bearer / Arthur Matthison -- The dream of the bilious beadle / Arthur Shirley -- My friend Treacle / Watkin-Elliott -- The voice of the sluggard / Anonymous -- Artemus Ward's visit to the Tower of London / Chas. Farrar Browne -- Mr. Caudle has lent an acquaintance the family umbrella / Douglas Jerrold -- Domestic asides / Tom Hood -- The charity dinner / Litchfield Moseley -- Acting with a vengeance / W. Sapte, Jun. -- My fortnight at Wretchedville / George Augustus Sala -- The sorrows of Werther / W. M. Thackeray -- Moral music / Anonymous -- Billy Dumps, the tailor / Charles Clark -- On punning / Theodore Hook -- Seaside lodgings / Percy Reeve.
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Language English
LoC Class PN: Language and Literatures: Literature: General, Criticism, Collections
Subject Humorous recitations
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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