Little Masterpieces of American Wit and Humor Vol 2

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Volume 2 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 Ambrose Bierce, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Mark Twain and Bret Harte. - Summary by Lynne Thompson (4 hr 49 min)


A Bully Boat and a Brag Captain by Sol Smith 11:44 Read by Bob Scott
The Dog and the Bees by Ambrose Bierce 1:38 Read by Donald Ruiz, Jr.
Dislikes by Oliver Wendell Holmes 7:06 Read by Lynne T
Illustrated Newspapers by G.H.Derby 7:45 Read by Zames Curran
Susan Simpson - author unknown 1:35 Read by Joyfull
Miss Malony on the Chinese Question by Mary Mapes Dodge 8:03 Read by Arthur Krolman
The Cross-eyed Woman by Bill Nye 1:56 Read by Lynne T
The Courtin' by James Russell Lowell 6:00 Read by Arthur Krolman
The Coquette - a Portrait by John Godfrey Saxe 3:01 Read by Melvin Lee
Colonel Mulberry Sellers by Mark Twain 14:31 Read by adamegan
Incidents in a Retired Life from Up the River by Frederick William Shelton 10:12 Read by James K. White
Melons by Bret Harte 14:58 Read by Chris Pyle
A Letter from Mr. Ezekiel Bigelow by James Russell Lowell 7:16 Read by Scott Bennett
Ballad by Charles Godfrey Leland 3:11 Read by Scott Bennett
Tushmaker's Toothpuller by G.H. Derby 7:24 Read by Arthur Krolman
The Society Upon the Stanislaus by Bret Harte 3:30 Read by Melvin Lee
The V-A-S-E by James Jeffrey Roche 3:05 Read by Zames Curran
Pomona's Novel by Frank R. Stockton 33:18 Read by Scott Bennett
Fred Trover's Little Ironclad by John Townsend Trowbridge 39:18 Read by Bob Scott
A Boston Lullaby - author unknown 1:42 Read by Arthur Krolman
The Artless Prattle of Childhood by Robert Jones Burdette 9:08 Read by James K. White
The House That Jack Built - author unknown 4:52 Read by Kimberlie Sasan
St. Peter at the Gate - author unknown 7:02 Read by Zames Curran
The Thompson Street Poker Club by Henry Guy Carleton 9:39 Read by Scott Bennett
The Fox and the Crow by George T. Lanigan 2:31 Read by Joyfull
Behold The Deeds by Henry Cuyler Bunner 5:17 Read by Melvin Lee
An Insurance Agent's Story - author unknown 3:33 Read by Arthur Krolman
A Rhyme for Priscilla by Frank Dempster Sherman 4:14 Read by Arthur Krolman
An Epitaph - author unknown 0:50 Read by Arthur Krolman
A Rivermouth Romance by Thomas Bailey Aldrich 20:11 Read by Arthur Krolman
The Bohemians of Boston by Gelett Burgess 3:31 Read by Joyfull
The Composite Ghost by Marion Couthouy Smith 9:58 Read by Arthur Krolman
Some Messages Received by Teachers in Brooklyn Public Schools by various parents 4:24 Read by Jane Muir
The Trout's Appeal - author unknown 1:05 Read by Arthur Krolman
A Fatal Thirst by Bill Nye 4:46 Read by Joyfull
Peck's Bad Boy by George W. Peck 11:33 Read by Arthur Krolman