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Bill Nye - Baled Hay: A Drier Book than Walt Whitman's ''Leaves o' Grass''
There can really be no excuse for this last book of trite and beautiful sayings. I do not attempt, in any way, to palliate this great wrong. I would not do so even if I had an idea what palliate meant.... I have taken...
Edward S. Van Zile - Perkins, the Fakeer: A Travesty on Reincarnation
As the title suggests we are treated to three humourous and curious psychical transpositions in the cases of «When Reginald was Caroline,» «How Chopin came to Remsen,» and «Clarissa's troublesome baby». If you're...
Mark Twain - How To Tell A Story, and Other Essays
The complete collection of works using this title. Other versions, including the Project Gutenberg version, have been radically shortened. Mark Twain published several collections of his short stories and essays. This...
B. M. Bower - Range Dwellers
Ellis Carleton, son of a rich and indulgent father, has enjoyed a wasteful and irresponsible young adulthood. But on reaching 25 it is time to grow up, so dad sends him off to dad’s ranch in outback Montana with...
William John Locke - Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol
This 1912 collection of short stories is of lighthearted adventures of an irresponsible — and irrepressible — Frenchman in England and Paris. The author (1863-1930) was a popular British novelist, dramatist, and...
Eden Phillpotts - Deal With The Devil
A Deal with the Devil is a classic tale with a humorous twist. We find that on the night preceeding his 100th birthday Grandpapa, a cantankerous yet loveable sort, has made a deal with the devil, which his...
Angelique G. Campbell
Caroline Ticknor - Hypocritical Romance, and Other Stories
This is a collection of twelve original and entertaining little romances. Literature is an important anchor that helps us understand society in the American Gilded Age in the late ninteenth century, and these stories...
and 7 more
Fictional Biographies & Memoirs
Richard Steele - Isaac Bickerstaff, Physician and Astrologer
Isaac Bickerstaff Esq. was a pseudonym used by Jonathan Swift as part of a hoax to predict the death of then famous Almanac-maker and astrologer John Partridge. In 1709, Richard Steele bolstered the release of his new...
John Peter Toohey - Fresh Every Hour
This book is best described by its subtitle: “DETAILING the Adventures, Comic and Pathetic of one Jimmy Martin, Purveyor of Publicity, a Young Gentleman Possessing Sublime Nerve, Whimsical Imagination, Colossal...
Charles S. Brooks - Hints to Pilgrims
In this collection of 17 short essays, Charles S. Brooks (1878-1934), with the usual panache and wit, which he also displays in his comedies, describes funny incidents that can happen to people on holidays or in...
and 8 more
J. Clarence Edwards - You Wobbly Wink-Eyed Little Wop
To My Buddies Of the U. S. Army—some three million in number; Of the 90th Division more specifically, and Particularly to the 315th Engineers, to which Regiment I was “attached for rations,” Being a...
and 6 more
Harry Leon Wilson - Bunker Bean
Young, self conscious, timid stenographer for a New York businessman with a beautiful daughter (the flapper). He emulates stronger types, but alas.....is not them. He grows up in this humorous volume from 1913. —...
Stolen Bacillus and other stories
H. G. Wells
Eight Keys to Eden
Songs of Innocence and Experience (version 2)
Russian Realities and Problems: Lectures delivered at Cambridge in August 1916
Short Story Collection Vol. 081
Around the World with the Children
Frank G. Carpenter
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