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Little Masterpieces of American Wit and Humor Vol 1

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Volume 1 of a ten volume collection of amusing tales, observations and anecdotes by America's greatest wordsmiths. This work includes selections by such household favorites as Mark Twain, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Benjamin Franklin and Washington Irving. - Summary by Lynne Thompson (4 hr 38 min)

Chapters

Introduction

2:07

Read by Joe Selah

Wouter Van Twiller

10:49

Read by Joe Selah

Wilhelmus Kieft

7:28

Read by SionedV

Peter Stuyvesant

2:58

Read by Joshua M.C.

Antony Van Corlear

5:22

Read by Joshua M.C.

General Van Poffenburgh

4:34

Read by Joe Selah

Maxims

1:52

Read by Larry Wilson

Model of a Letter of Recommendation of a Person You Are Unacquainted with

1:50

Read by Larry Wilson

Epitaph for Himself by Benjamin Franklin

1:07

Read by Larry Wilson

Why He Left

2:15

Read by Melanie Ward

Nothing to Wear

15:44

Read by SionedV

A Boy's Essay on Girls

1:36

Read by Melanie Ward

Deacon Marble

5:06

Read by Larry Wilson

The Deacon's Trout

3:12

Read by Larry Wilson

The Dog Noble and the Empty Hole

4:12

Read by Larry Wilson

Old Grimes

2:19

Read by allenputzig

Identified

2:23

Read by DomBombadil

One Better

1:46

Read by DomBombadil

My Aunt

2:37

Read by DomBombadil

Miss Albina McLush

7:15

Read by Joe Selah

A Smack in School

2:07

Read by Joe Selah

A Rendition

1:33

Read by Joe Selah

Fancy Diseases

1:36

Read by Kim

Bailed Out

1:36

Read by Kim

Seeking a Comet

1:25

Read by Kim

Going to California

1:30

Read by Kim

Mrs. Partington in Court

2:38

Read by Kim

Miscellaneous

1:52

Read by Lynne T

The Deacon's Masterpiece; or, the Wonderful 'One-hoss Shay'

6:51

Read by Larry Wilson

Five Lives

4:04

Read by Larry Wilson

The Owl-Critic

4:30

Read by Stephen Wilson

A Cause for Thanks

1:34

Read by Brian Prusko

Little Breeches

4:14

Read by Michele Fry

Natral and Unnatral Aristokrats

4:55

Read by Joe Selah

The Yankee Recruit

9:45

Read by allenputzig

My Summer in a Garden

19:58

Read by Matt Braymiller

Crowded

1:34

Read by Matt Butcher

The Alarmed Skipper

2:31

Read by Matt Butcher

The Wedding Journey

0:56

Read by Matt Butcher

Foreign Correspondence

1:25

Read by Adele de Pignerolles

Our Sumatra Correspondence

5:04

Read by Adele de Pignerolles

Music-Pounding

2:26

Read by K.G.Cross

Living in the Country

21:54

Read by Matt Braymiller

Love in a Cottage

1:44

Read by K.G.Cross

A Case of Conscience

1:25

Read by K.G.Cross

Hans Breitmann's Party

2:28

Read by K.G.Cross

Tim Crane and the Widow

10:06

Read by JDGavin

The Stammering Wife

1:53

Read by K.G.Cross

He Rose to the Occasion

2:25

Read by Freya Hansen

Polite

1:38

Read by K.G.Cross

Lost, Strayed or Stolen

1:22

Read by SteveToner

He Came to Pay

2:31

Read by Karen Mead

A Gentle Complaint

2:47

Read by Carl Donovan

The Ballad of the Oysterman

2:12

Read by Karen Mead

A Pleasure Exertion

22:31

Read by Joe Selah

The Diamond Wedding

8:58

Read by Joe Selah

What Mr. Robinson Thinks

3:49

Read by Lynne T

Music by the Choir

6:03

Read by Valerie Kuhns

The Notorious Jumping Frog

13:44

Read by Adele de Pignerolles