Little Masterpieces of American Wit and Humor Vol 1

VARIOUS ( - ) and Thomas Lansing MASSON (1866 - 1934)

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

Genre(s): Humorous Fiction, Anthologies, Humor

Language: English

Section Chapter Author Source Reader Time Language
Play 00 Introduction Thomas Lansing Masson Etext Joe Selah
00:02:07 en
Play 01 Wouter Van Twiller Washington Irving Etext Joe Selah
00:10:49 en
Play 02 Wilhelmus Kieft Washington Irving Etext SionedV
00:07:28 en
Play 03 Peter Stuyvesant Washington Irving Etext Joshua M.C.
00:02:58 en
Play 04 Antony Van Corlear Washington Irving Etext Joshua M.C.
00:05:22 en
Play 05 General Van Poffenburgh Washington Irving Etext Joe Selah
00:04:34 en
Play 06 Maxims Benjamin Franklin Etext Larry Wilson
00:01:52 en
Play 07 Model of a Letter of Recommendation of a Person You Are Unacquainted with Benjamin Franklin Etext Larry Wilson
00:01:50 en
Play 08 Epitaph for Himself by Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklin Etext Larry Wilson
00:01:07 en
Play 09 Why He Left Unknown Etext Melanie Ward
00:02:15 en
Play 10 Nothing to Wear William Allen Butler Etext SionedV
00:15:44 en
Play 11 A Boy's Essay on Girls Unknown Etext Melanie Ward
00:01:36 en
Play 12 Deacon Marble Henry Ward Beecher Etext Larry Wilson
00:05:06 en
Play 13 The Deacon's Trout Henry Ward Beecher Etext Larry Wilson
00:03:12 en
Play 14 The Dog Noble and the Empty Hole Henry Ward Beecher Etext Larry Wilson
00:04:12 en
Play 15 Old Grimes Albert Gorton Greene Etext allenputzig
00:02:19 en
Play 16 Identified Unknown Etext DomBombadil
00:02:23 en
Play 17 One Better Unknown Etext DomBombadil
00:01:46 en
Play 18 My Aunt Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Etext DomBombadil
00:02:37 en
Play 19 Miss Albina McLush Nathaniel Parker Willis Etext Joe Selah
00:07:15 en
Play 20 A Smack in School William Pitt Palmer Etext Joe Selah
00:02:07 en
Play 21 A Rendition Unknown Etext Joe Selah
00:01:33 en
Play 22 Fancy Diseases B. P. Shillaber Etext Kim
00:01:36 en
Play 23 Bailed Out B. P. Shillaber Etext Kim
00:01:36 en
Play 24 Seeking a Comet B. P. Shillaber Etext Kim
00:01:25 en
Play 25 Going to California B. P. Shillaber Etext Kim
00:01:30 en
Play 26 Mrs. Partington in Court B. P. Shillaber Etext Kim
00:02:38 en
Play 27 Miscellaneous Unknown Etext Lynne T
00:01:52 en
Play 28 The Deacon's Masterpiece; or, the Wonderful 'One-hoss Shay' Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Etext Larry Wilson
00:06:51 en
Play 29 Five Lives Edward Rowland Sill Etext Larry Wilson
00:04:04 en
Play 30 The Owl-Critic James Thomas Fields Etext Stephen Wilson
00:04:30 en
Play 31 A Cause for Thanks Unknown Etext Brian Prusko
00:01:34 en
Play 32 Little Breeches John Hay Etext Michele Fry
00:04:14 en
Play 33 Natral and Unnatral Aristokrats Josh Billings Etext Joe Selah
00:04:55 en
Play 34 The Yankee Recruit James Russell Lowell Etext allenputzig
00:09:45 en
Play 35 My Summer in a Garden Charles Dudley Warner Etext Matt Braymiller
00:19:58 en
Play 36 Crowded Unknown Etext Matt Butcher
00:01:34 en
Play 37 The Alarmed Skipper James Thomas Fields Etext Matt Butcher
00:02:31 en
Play 38 The Wedding Journey Unknown Etext Matt Butcher
00:00:56 en
Play 39 Foreign Correspondence Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Etext Adele de Pignerolles
00:01:25 en
Play 40 Our Sumatra Correspondence Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Etext Adele de Pignerolles
00:05:04 en
Play 41 Music-Pounding Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Etext K.G.Cross
00:02:26 en
Play 42 Living in the Country Frederick S. Cozzens Etext Matt Braymiller
00:21:54 en
Play 43 Love in a Cottage Nathaniel Parker Willis Etext K.G.Cross
00:01:44 en
Play 44 A Case of Conscience Unknown Etext K.G.Cross
00:01:25 en
Play 45 Hans Breitmann's Party Charles Godfrey Leland Etext K.G.Cross
00:02:28 en
Play 46 Tim Crane and the Widow Frances M. Whicher Etext JDGavin
00:10:06 en
Play 47 The Stammering Wife John Godfrey Saxe Etext K.G.Cross
00:01:53 en
Play 48 He Rose to the Occasion Unknown Etext Freya Hansen
00:02:25 en
Play 49 Polite Unknown Etext K.G.Cross
00:01:38 en
Play 50 Lost, Strayed or Stolen Unknown Etext SteveToner
00:01:22 en
Play 51 He Came to Pay Andrew V. Kelley Etext Karen Mead
00:02:31 en
Play 52 A Gentle Complaint Unknown Etext Carl Donovan
00:02:47 en
Play 53 The Ballad of the Oysterman Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Etext Karen Mead
00:02:12 en
Play 54 A Pleasure Exertion Marietta Holley Etext Joe Selah
00:22:31 en
Play 55 The Diamond Wedding Edmund Clarence Stedman Etext Joe Selah
00:08:58 en
Play 56 What Mr. Robinson Thinks James Russell Lowell Etext Lynne T
00:03:49 en
Play 57 Music by the Choir Unknown Etext Valerie Kuhns
00:06:03 en
Play 58 The Notorious Jumping Frog Mark Twain Etext Adele de Pignerolles
00:13:44 en