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" She had suffered terribly with the rheumatism, but after this occurrence never had a pain in her bones. The dentist kept them in a glass case. After this, the machine was sold to the contractor of the Boston Custom-House, and it was found that a child... "
Phoenixiana: Or Sketches and Burlesques - Page 284
by George Horatio Derby - 1903 - 332 pages
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PHOENIXIANA

JOHN PHOENIX - 1856
...restaurants. They were used for boning turkeys. There is no moral to this story whatever, and it ia possible that the circumstances may have become slightly...was related to me by a small man in a pea-jacket and sou'- wester hat, who had salt standing in crusts all over his face. When I asked him if it were true,...
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Mark Twain's Library of Humor

American wit and humor - 1888 - 707 pages
...same principle, and sold to the keepers of hotels and restaurants. They were used for boning turkies. There is no moral to this story whatever, and it is...be no doubt of the truth of the main incidents. THE TOMB OF ADAM. BY MARK TWAIN. THE Greek Chapel is the most roomy, the richest and the showiest chapel...
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Masterpieces of American Wit and Humor, Volume 2

Thomas L. Masson - American wit and humor - 1903
...them in a glass case. After this, the machine was sold to the contractor of the Boston Custom- House, and it was found that a child of three years of age...can be no doubt of the truth of the main incidents. Bob Ingersoll relates an anecdote of a Hebrew who went into a restaurant to get his dinner. The devil...
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The world's wit and humor: an encyclopedia of the classic wit and ..., Volume 2

Lionel Strachey - Wit and humor - 1905
...that, and they called her the "India-Rubber Woman." She had suffered terribly with the rheumatism.but after this occurrence never had a pain in her bones....can be no doubt of the truth of the main incidents. George William Curtis Miss Minerva Tattle at Saratoga and Newport NEWPORT, August. IT certainly is...
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Men and Things: America's Best Funny Stories

Mark Twain - American wit and humor - 1906 - 304 pages
...child of three years of age could, by a single turn of the screw, raise a stone weighing twenty- three tons. Smaller ones were made on the same principle,...be no doubt of the truth of the main incidents. THE FABLE OF THE HUSBAND WHO SHOWED UP AND DID THE BEST HE KNEW HOW BY GEORGE ADE ONCE there was a Wife...
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American Wit and Humor, Volume 2

Joel Chandler Harris - American wit and humor - 1907
...leaving her a mass of quivering jelly in her chair! Tushmaker took her home in a pillow-case. The woman lived seven years after that, and they called her...can be no doubt of the truth of the main incidents. George William Curtis Miss Minerva Tattle at Saratoga and Newport NEWPORT, August. IT certainly is...
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A History of American Literature Since 1870

Fred Lewis Pattee - American literature - 1915 - 449 pages
...Phcemxiana it amounts to a mannerism. He tells the most astonishing impossibilities and then naively adds: " It is possible that the circumstances may have become...can be no doubt of the truth of the main incidents." In true California style he makes use often of specific exaggeration. Two men trip over a rope in the...
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An Outline of Humor: Being a True Chronicle from Prehistoric Ages to the ...

Carolyn Wells - Wit and humor - 1923 - 782 pages
...her bones. The dentist kept them in a glass case. After this, the machine was sold to the contract or of the Boston Custom-House, and it was found that...can be no doubt of the truth of the main incidents. Charles Godfrey Leland, a humorist of Philadelphia, wrote almost entirely in a broken German dialect....
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Entomologica Americana, Volumes 3-4

Entomology - 1888
...me this worm must have developed quite independently in the brain of some North American Journalist. Of course there can be no doubt of the truth of the story. Mr. Smith is, in my opinion, right in his idea, that th1s worm and those that destroyed the...
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