Little Masterpieces of American Wit and Humor, Volume II by Thomas L. Masson

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Editor Masson, Thomas L., 1866-1934
Title Little Masterpieces of American Wit and Humor, Volume II
Contents SOL SMITH: A Bully Boat and a Brag Captain
AMBROSE BIERCE: The Dog and the Bees
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES: Dislikes
G. H. DERBY ("Phoenix," "Squibob"): Illustrated Newspapers -- Tushmaker's Toothpuller
MARY MAPES DODGE: Miss Malony on the Chinese Question
JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL: The Courtin' -- A Letter from Mr. Ezekiel Bigelow
JOHN GODFREY SAXE: The Coquette, a Portrait
SAMUEL L. CLEMENS ("Mark Twain"): Colonel Mulberry Sellers
FREDERICK WILLIAM SHELTON: Incidents in a Retired Life
BRET HARTE: Melons -- The Society upon the Stanislaus
CHARLES GODFREY LELAND: Ballad
JAMES JEFFREY ROCHE: The V-a-s-e
FRANK R. STOCKTON: Pomona's Novel
JOHN TOWNSEND TROWBRIDGE: Fred Trover's Little Iron-clad
ROBERT JONES BURDETTE: The Artless Prattle of Childhood
ANONYMOUS: St. Peter at the Gate
HENRY GUY CARLETON: The Thompson Street Poker Club
GEORGE T. LANIGAN: The Fox and the Crow
HENRY CUYLER BUNNER: Behold the Deeds!
FRANK DEMPSTER SHERMAN: A Rhyme for Priscilla
THOMAS BAILEY ALDRICH: A Rivermouth Romance
GELETT BURGESS: The Bohemians of Boston
MARION COUTHOUY SMITH: The Composite Ghost
BILL NYE: A Fatal Thirst
GEORGE W. PECK: Peck's Bad Boy
MISCELLANEOUS: Susan Simpson -- A Boston Lullaby -- The House That Jack Built -- An Insurance Agent's Story -- An Epitaph -- Some Messages Received by Teachers in Brooklyn Public Schools -- The Trout's Appeal.
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Language English
LoC Class PN: Language and Literatures: Literature: General, Criticism, Collections
Subject American wit and humor
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