The Wit and Humor of America, Vol 05


The Wit and Humor of America is a 10 volume series. In this, the fifth volume, 43 short stories and poems have been gathered from 32 authors. This volume is sure to delight listeners. (Summary by Linette Geisel)

Genre(s): Humorous Fiction, Poetry

Language: English

Group: Wit and Humor of America

Section Chapter Author Source Reader Time Language
Play 01 The Marriage of Sir John Smith Phoebe Cary Etext Joseph Kranak
00:02:19 en
Play 02 The Spring Beauties Helen Avery Cone Etext S. Abbott
00:01:20 en
Play 03 Going Up and Coming Down Mary F. Tucker Etext Phil Chenevert
00:02:13 en
Play 04 The Set of China Eliza Leslie Etext TriciaG
00:16:59 en
Play 05 Suppressed Chapters Carolyn Wells Etext TriciaG
00:01:39 en
Play 06 Old Grimes Albert Gorton Greene Etext Marty Kris
00:02:28 en
Play 07 Miss Legion Bert Leston Taylor Etext Michael Packard
00:01:29 en
Play 08 Have You Seen the Lady? John Philip Sousa Etext Matthew Reece
00:01:25 en
Play 09 The Funny Little Fellow James Whitcomb Riley Etext e_scarab
00:02:16 en
Play 10 Musical Review Extraordinary John Phoenix Etext Ric F
00:14:31 en
Play 11 The Runaway Boy James Whitcomb Riley Etext Bill Mosley
00:02:59 en
Play 12 The Drayman Daniel O'Connell Etext Phil Chenevert
00:01:56 en
Play 13 Bill's Courtship Frank L. Stanton Etext Michael Packard
00:02:13 en
Play 14 The Woman Who Married an Owl Anne Virginia Culbertson Etext e_scarab
00:10:08 en
Play 15 Mr. Dooley on Expert Testimony Finley Peter Dunne Etext Marty Kris
00:05:31 en
Play 16 Lectures on Astronomy John Phoenix Etext Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:33:42 en
Play 17 At Aunty's House James Whitcomb Riley Etext Matthew Reece
00:01:55 en
Play 18 Willy and the Lady Frank Gelett Burgess Etext Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:03:03 en
Play 19 The Itinerant Tinker Charles Raymond Macauley Etext Matthew Reece
00:14:38 en
Play 20 The Strike of One Elliott Flower Etext Kenneth Sergeant Gaghan
00:18:35 en
Play 21 Simon Starts in the World J. J. Hooper Etext dan_h
00:30:51 en
Play 22 The Piano in Arkansas Thomas Bangs Thorpe Etext Marty Kris
00:15:30 en
Play 23 Whar Dem Sinful Apples Grow Anne Virginia Culbertson Etext e_scarab
00:02:56 en
Play 24 A Night in a Rocking-Chair Kate Field Etext Kenneth Sergeant Gaghan
00:14:48 en
Play 25 Rollo Learning to Play Robert Jones Burdette Etext Bill Mosley
00:21:39 en
Play 26 Mr. Hare Tries to Get a Wife Anne Virginia Culbertson Etext Phil Chenevert
00:13:03 en
Play 27 Co-operative Housekeepers, The Elliott Flower Etext Phil Chenevert
00:02:27 en
Play 28 A Committee From Kelly's J. V. Z. Belden Etext Ric F
00:09:25 en
Play 29 Quit Yo' Worryin' Anne Virginia Culbertson Etext Phil Chenevert
00:01:36 en
Play 30 Her "Angel" Father Elliott Flower Etext Phil Chenevert
00:00:58 en
Play 31 Especially Men George Randolph Chester Etext Marty Kris
00:46:00 en
Play 32 A Letter From a Self-Made Merchant to His Son George Horace Lorimer Etext James E. Carson
00:15:31 en
Play 33 Farewell: Provoked by Caalverley's "Forever" Bert Leston Taylor Etext Marty Kris
00:02:13 en
Play 34 My Ruthers James Whitcomb Riley Etext e_scarab
00:02:36 en
Play 35 The Dutiful Mariner Wallace Irwin Etext Durlon
00:01:55 en
Play 36 Melinda's Humorous Story May McHenry Etext Durlon
00:17:59 en
Play 37 Abou Ben Butler John Paul Etext Michael Packard
00:01:28 en
Play 38 Latter-Day Warnings Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Etext Phil Chenevert
00:02:07 en
Play 39 It Pays to Be Happy Thomas Lansing Masson Etext Phil Chenevert
00:01:07 en
Play 40 The Mosquito William Cullen Bryant Etext Patrick Reinhart
00:04:41 en
Play 41 Tiddle-Iddle-Iddle-Iddle-Bum! Bum! Wilbur D. Nesbit Etext Marty Kris
00:01:48 en
Play 42 My First Cigar Robert Jones Burdette Etext Patrick Reinhart
00:02:44 en
Play 43 A Bully Boat and a Brag Captain Sol Smith Etext e_scarab
00:09:58 en