The Classic Humor Megapack: 45 Short Stories and Poems

By Mark Twain, Edgar Allan Poe, O. Henry, Elliott Flower, Ellis Parker Butler, Charles Battell Loomis, Wallace Irwin, George Randol

From Mark Twain to O. Henry, from Saki to Washington Irving—The vintage Humor Megapack reels in at the least forty five vintage brief tales and poems absolute to amuse. learn and laugh!

Included are:

THE STRIKE of 1, through Elliott Flower

THE CELEBRATED leaping FROG OF CALAVERAS COUNTY, by means of Mark Twain

A DOUBLE-DYED DECEIVER, by way of O. Henry

LAURA, through Saki

TEETH IS enamel, by means of Ellis Parker Butler

ARAMINTA AND the auto, by means of Charles Battell Loomis

THE RHYME OF THE CHIVALROUS SHARK, by means of Wallace Irwin (poem)

ESPECIALLY males, via George Randolph Chester

THE ANGEL OF THE abnormal, by means of Edgar Allan Poe

THE SIEGE OF DJKLXPRWBZ, by way of Ironquill (poem)

THE SCHOOLMASTER’S growth, through Caroline M.S. Kirkland

THE WATKINSON night, via Eliza Leslie

THE MILLIONAIRES, through Max Adeler

THE depraved ZEBRA, via Frank Roe Batchelder (poem)

TITBOTTOM’S SPECTACLES, via George William Curtis

MY DOUBLE; and the way HE UNDID ME, through Edward Everett Hale

A stopover at TO THE ASYLUM FOR elderly AND DECAYED PUNSTERS, by way of Oliver Wendell Holmes

AS stable AS A PLAY, via Horace E. Scudder

THE purple twine, through Ellis Parker Butler

WANTED—A cook dinner, via Alan Dale

MRS. JOHNSON, via William Dean Howells

COLONEL STERETT’S PANTHER HUNT, via Alfred Henry Lewis

UNSATISFIED craving, by way of R. okay. Munkittrick (poem)

WOUTER VAN TWILLER, by way of Washington Irving

THE studies OF THE A.C., via Bayard Taylor

THE CHAMPION CHECKER-PLAYER OF AMERIKY, by means of James Whitcomb Riley

ELDER BROWN’S BACKSLIDE, by means of Harry Stillwell Edwards

THE resort event OF MR. purple FLUKER, through Richard Malcolm Johnston

THE great humans, by way of Henry Cuyler Bunner

THE BULLER-PODINGTON COMPACT, through Frank R. Stockton

COLONEL STARBOTTLE FOR THE PLAINTIFF, by way of Bret Harte

THE DUPLICITY OF HARGRAVES, via O. Henry

AN night MUSICALE, via may well Isabel Fisk

BARGAIN DAY AT TUTT residence, via George Randolph Chester

THE LITTLE FRENCHMAN AND HIS WATER plenty, by way of George Pope Morris

THE GRAMMATICAL BOY, via invoice Nye

A name, by means of Grace MacGowan Cooke

HOW THE WIDOW gained THE DEACON, through William James Lampton

THE innovations OF THE fool, through John Kendrick Bangs

THE rooster, via Saki

THREE males IN a ship (To Say not anything of the Dog), by way of Jerome ok. Jerome

WHO DO you're thinking that DID IT? by means of Stephen Leacock

OLD POLKA DOT’S DAUGHTER, by means of invoice Nye

THE RUBÀIYÀT OF OHOW DRYYÀM, through J. L. Duff (poem)

THE GOLFER’S RUBÁIYÁT, by means of H. W. Boynton (poem)

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Come on—let’s visit mattress. Mr. Claiborne requested us, and he’s the top of this loved ones. It isn’t anybody’s enterprise what we got here for. ” “I’ll slip off my sneakers and lie down until Babe ties up the puppy within the morning,” acknowledged Ross. “Then we will be able to escape sooner than any of the family members is up. ” Oh, youth—youth—youth, with its rash provides! tired with distress the men slept seriously. the 1st sound that both heard within the morning was once Babe hammering upon their bed room door. They crouched guiltily and seemed into each one other’s eyes.

Permit Sanchez elevate you out to the skiff so that you won’t get your ft rainy. ” II Thacker, the U.S. consul at Buenas Tierras, was once no longer but under the influence of alcohol. It used to be in simple terms 11 o’clock; and he by no means arrived at his wanted nation of beatitude—a country in which he sang historical maudlin vaudeville songs and pelted his screaming parrot with banana peels—until the center of the afternoon. So, whilst he appeared up from his hammock on the sound of a mild cough, and observed the child status within the door of the consulate, he was once nonetheless in a situation to increase the hospitality and courtesy due from the consultant of a superb state.

We're too conversant in it. it really is just like the sundown and the celebs: we aren't awed by means of their loveliness simply because they're universal to our eyes. So it truly is with that china puppy. In 2288 humans will gush over it. The making of such canine may have develop into a misplaced paintings. Our descendants will ask yourself how we did it, and say how shrewdpermanent we have been. we will be talked about lovingly as “those grand outdated artists that flourished within the 19th century, and produced these china canines. ” The “sampler” that the eldest daughter did in class could be spoken of as “tapestry of the Victorian era,” and be virtually helpful.

It rather used to be a remarkably high quality fish. We have been nonetheless it, while the neighborhood provider, who had simply stopped on the resort, got here to the door of the room with a pot of beer in his hand, and he additionally checked out the fish. “Good-sized trout, that,” stated George, turning around to him. “Ah! you could good say that, sir,” spoke back the guy; after which, after a pull at his beer, he additional, “Maybe you wasn’t right here, sir, whilst that fish used to be stuck? ” “No,” we advised him. We have been strangers within the neighbourhood. “Ah! ” stated the provider, “then, in fact, how if you?

Aunt Matilda used to be sufficiently at a loss for words to reduce her pistol and make allowance him to give an explanation for, whereas she coaxed the canine out of the water. He used to be a appropriate talker, and had positive, honest-looking blue eyes. there has been a hurry of fast footsteps one of the timber. “Hide! ” she commanded in unexpected panic. He quickly concealed, and while Adnah arrived with the showering fits, that younger girl came upon her aunt frivolously seated at the floor, preserving Castor and Pollux each one by means of a dripping collar. “Leave my go well with and go back to the home right away with those dogs,” directed Aunt Matilda with out turning her head.

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