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Nye and Riley's Wit and Humor

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"What this country needs, aside from a new Indian policy and a style of poison for children which will be liable to kill rats if they eat it by accident, is a Railway Guide which will be just as good two years ago as it was next spring—a Railway Guide, if you please, which shall not be cursed by a plethora of facts, or poisoned with information—a Railway Guide that shall be rich with doubts and lighted up with miserable apprehensions. In other Railway Guides, pleasing fancy, poesy and literary beauty, have been throttled at the very threshold of success, by a wild incontinence of facts, figures, asterisks and references to meal stations. For this reason a guide has been built at our own shops and on a new plan. It is the literary piece de resistance of the age in which we live. It will not permit information to creep in and mar the reader's enjoyment of the scenery. It contains no railroad map which is grossly inaccurate. It has no time-table in it which has outlived its uselessness. It does not prohibit passengers from riding on the platform while the cars are in motion. It permits every one to do just as he pleases and rather encourages him in taking that course." - Bill Nye (4 hr 49 min)

Chapters

Biographical

6:43

Read by DrPGould

Why it was done

4:16

Read by Stu Hollowell

Where He First Met His Parents

4:48

Read by Stu Hollowell

Never Talk Back

0:59

Read by RecordingPerson

The Gruesome Ballad of Mr. Squincher

1:22

Read by RecordingPerson

Anecdotes of Jay Gould

9:17

Read by Tom Penn

A Fall Crick View of the Earthquake

2:07

Read by Cyndy

August

1:15

Read by Sean McElrath

Julius Caesar in Town

8:32

Read by Michael Fassio

His First Womern

1:26

Read by Tom Penn

This Man Jones

3:17

Read by Stacy Simon

How to Hunt the Fox

13:56

Read by Kate Follis

The Boy Friend

1:45

Read by Kate Follis

A Letter of Acceptance

11:46

Read by DrPGould

In the Afternoon

1:21

Read by RecordingPerson

The Rise and Fall of William Johnson

11:27

Read by Tom Penn

From Delphi to Camden

2:28

Read by Stacy Simon

The Grammatical Boy

5:45

Read by DrPGould

Craqueodoom

1:16

Read by RecordingPerson

The Chemist of the Carolinas

9:40

Read by Kate Follis

His Crazy-Bone

0:53

Read by Stacy Simon

Prying Open the Future

8:00

Read by DrPGould

Mr. Silberberg

2:38

Read by Annyiee Hill

Spirits at Home

2:46

Read by Annyiee Hill

Healthy but out of the Race

7:53

Read by DrPGould

Lines

1:18

Read by DrPGould

Me and Mary

2:23

Read by Cyndy

Niagara Falls from the Nye Side

10:05

Read by Jason in Panama

'Curly Locks!'

1:49

Read by Jason in Panama

Lines on Turning Over a Pass

6:20

Read by Jason in Panama

That Night

1:30

Read by Jason in Panama

The Truth about Methuselah

7:48

Read by Jason in Panama

A Black Hills Episode

1:41

Read by Jason in Panama

The Rossville Lecture Course

3:04

Read by DrPGould

The Tar-heel Cow

6:43

Read by April6090

A Character

2:41

Read by Sean McElrath

The Diary of Darius T. Skinner

4:59

Read by DrPGould

The Man in the Moon

1:23

Read by RecordingPerson

His Christmas Sled

2:01

Read by tovarisch

Her Tired Hands

9:55

Read by DrPGould

Ezra House

4:28

Read by brianna

'Oh, Wilhelmina, Come Back!'

5:21

Read by Annyiee Hill

A Hint of Spring

1:43

Read by tovarisch

A Treat Ode

1:13

Read by RecordingPerson

'Our Wife'

7:20

Read by DrPGould

My Bachelor Chum

1:41

Read by RecordingPerson

The Philanthropical Jay

12:50

Read by tovarisch

'A Brave Refrain'

1:38

Read by DrPGould

A Blasted Snore

6:32

Read by April6090

Good-bye er Howdy-do

1:10

Read by RecordingPerson

Society Gurgs From Sandy Mush

7:10

Read by Annyiee Hill

While Cigarettes to Ashes Turn

1:49

Read by RecordingPerson

Says He

1:22

Read by DrPGould

Where the Roads Are Engaged in Forking

8:15

Read by tovarisch

McFeeters' Fourth

3:58

Read by brianna

In a Box

1:03

Read by RecordingPerson

Seeking to Set the Public Right

4:51

Read by DrPGould

A Dose't of Blues

2:16

Read by Tom Penn

Wanted, a Fox

5:13

Read by cathicol

Sutters Claim

1:49

Read by Tom Penn

Seeking to Be Identified

15:56

Read by tovarisch

The Old Cider Mill

2:41

Read by tovarisch