Bill Nye's Chestnuts Old and New
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Bill Nye's Chestnuts Old and New

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  • BILL NYE'S CHESTNUTS OLD AND NEW
    • With New Illustrations From Original Sketches, Photographs, Memoranda, and Authentic Sources, by Williams, Opper, and Hopkins.
      • NEW YORK
        • JOHN W. LOVELL COMPANY
      • JOHN W. LOVELL COMPANY
      • 1888
    • NEW YORK
      • JOHN W. LOVELL COMPANY
    • JOHN W. LOVELL COMPANY
    • 1888
  • CHESTNUTS OLD AND NEW.
    • CHESTNUT-BURR. I.—THE SHAKESPEARE-BACON PUZZLE WRESTLED WITH CONSCIENTIOUSLY.
    • CHESTNUT-BURR II—HOW THE GLORIOUS FOURTH WAS CELEBRATED AT WHALEN'S GROVE LAST YEAR.
    • ENCOURAGING GREEN JOKES.
    • CHESTNUT-BURR III—BILL NYE FINDS COLOROW FULL OF ODD TRAITS.
    • AWKWARDNESS OF CARRYING WHISKY ABOUT.
    • THE RIGHT SORT OF BOY.
    • CHESTNUT-BURR IV—BILL NYE PAYS A BRIEF VISIT TO A PROFESSIONAL STAR READER.
    • INGRATITUDE OF THE HUMAN HEART.
    • CHESTNUT-BURR V—CONCERNING THE FRENCH MASTERPIECES AT THE ACADEMY OF DESIGN.
    • CHESTNUT-BURR VI—BILL NYE DIAGNOSTICATES THE PLAINT OF A COUNTRY COUSIN.
      • E. L. T.
    • E. L. T.
    • MEN ARE OFTEN MISUNDERSTOOD.
    • CHESTNUT-BURR VII—BILL NYE IN THE ROLE OF AN UTE INDIAN JENKINS.
    • SURE CURE FOR BILIOUSNESS.
    • CHESTNUT-BURR VIII—IN AN UNGUARDED MOMENT BILL NYE IS CAPTURED BY A POLITICAL SIREN.
    • VIRTUE ITS OWN REWARD.
      • A GOOD PAINTING FOR THE CAPITOL.
    • A GOOD PAINTING FOR THE CAPITOL.
    • CHESTNUT-BURR IX—BILL NYE DESCANTS UPON YOUNG IVES'S IDEAS IN FINANCE.
    • THE ANTI-CLINKER BASE-BURNER BEE.
    • CHESTNUT-BURR X—A FEW REMARKS ON OUR HOSTELRY SYSTEM AS IT NOW PREVAILS.
    • PITY FOR SAD-EYED HUSBANDS.
    • MARRIAGE.
    • CHESTNUT-BURR XI—WILLIAM NYE VISITS ROYALTY FROM THE HOME OF THE HAM SANDWICH.
    • THAI X DID MOT DU'
    • A WORD OF EXPLANATION.
    • CHESTNUT-BURR—THE HUMORIST INTERVIEWS HIS GRACE THE DUKE IN THE IMPROVED STYLE.
    • THE CHINESE COMPOSITOR.
    • THE TRUE AMERICAN.
    • CHESTNUT-BURR—XII "THE OLD MAN ELOQUENT."
    • CHESTNUT-BURR XIV—THE AMENDE HONORABLE.
    • SWEET INFLUENCES OF CHANGING SEASONS.
    • THE MARCH OF CIVILIZATION.
    • CHESTNUT-BURR. XV—A BIG CORNER ON PORK.
    • CHESTNUT-BURR XVI-PATRICK OLESON.
    • PLEASURES OF SPRING.
    • AN UNCLOUDED WELCOME.
    • TOO MUCH GOD AND NO FLOUR.
    • CHESTNUT-BURR. XVII—LONGING FOR HOME.
    • DIGNITY.
    • CHESTNUT-BURR XVIII—THE TRUE HISTORY OF DAMON AND PYTHIAS.
    • CHAPTER I.
    • CHAPTER II.
    • CHAPTER III.
    • CHAPTER IV.
      • A TRYING SITUATION.
    • A TRYING SITUATION.
    • CHESTNUT-BURR XIX—A STORY OF SPOTTED TAIL.
    • CHESTNUT-BURR XX—THE ROMANCE OF HORSE-SHOEING.
      • A CHILD'S FAITH.
    • A CHILD'S FAITH.
    • HOW TO PRESERVE TEETH.
    • CHESTNUT-BURR XXI—EXPERIENCE ON THE FEVERISH HORNET.
    • THE PICNIC PLANT.
    • CHESTNUT-BURR XXII—ANCIENT BRIC-A-BRAC
    • JOINT POWDER.
    • CHESTNUT-BURR XIII—THE TWO-HEADED GIRL.
    • OUR COMPLIMENTS.
    • CHESTNUT-BURR XIV—A PATHETIC EPISODE IN NORTHERN WISCONSIN.
    • THE SECRET OF HEALTH.
    • CHESTNUT-BURR XXV—BILL NYE ESSAYS A NOVELETTE.
    • CHESTNUT-BURR XXVI—THE DAUGHTER OF BOB TAIL FLUSH.
    • LOAFING AROUND HOME.
    • THE PLUMAGE OF THE OSTRICH.
    • SOME EARNEST THOUGHTS.
    • CHESTNUT-BURR XXVII—OUR GREAT NATIONAL MOTTO.
    • A GRAVE QUESTION.
    • THOUGHTS.
    • CHESTNUT-BURR XVIII—BILL NYE AT A TOURNAMENT.
    • CHESTNUT-BURR XXIX—A SOCIAL CURSE—THE MAN WHO INTERRUPTS.
    • CHESTNUT-BURR XXX—A DISCOURSE ON CATS.
    • CHESTNUT-BURR XXXI—THE GREAT ORATION OF SPARTACUS.
    • CHESTNUT-BURR—WOMAN'S SUFFRAGE IN WYOMING.
    • PIGEON-TOED PETE.
    • CHESTNUT-BURR—CONCERNING THE SWALLOW.
    • THE HAPPY CODFISH.
    • CHESTNUT-BURR XXXIV—A NOVEL WAY OF MARKING CLOTHES.
    • CHESTNUT-BURR XXXV—THE UNHAPPY HUMORIST.
    • LARAMIE'S HANDKERCHIEF.
    • CHESTNUT-BURR XXXVI—THE SODA LAKES OF WYOMING.
    • THE COSTLY WATERMELON.
    • CHESTNUT-BURR XXXVII—VIEWS OF CHICAGO.
    • CHESTNUT-BURR XXXVIII—A SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM.
    • MODERN FICTION IS UNRELIABLE.
    • CHESTNUT-BURR XXXIX—SOME FACTS OF SCIENCE.
      • A HAT DEPOSIT IN THE BLACK HILLS.
    • A HAT DEPOSIT IN THE BLACK HILLS.
    • CHESTNUT-BURR XL—SORROWS OF A ONE-LEGGED MAN.
    • THE TRUE POET LOVES SECLUSION.
      • A PIE OPENER
    • A PIE OPENER
    • CHESTNUT-BURR XLI—REVELATION IN UTAH.
    • THE MODEL SLEEPING-CAR.
    • CHESTNUT-BURR XLII—THE TONGUE-DESTROYING FRENCH LANGUAGE.
    • CARVING SCHOOLS.
    • CHESTNUT-BURR XLIV—ONE TOUCH OF NATURE.
    • HOW TO DEAL WITH THE REVOLVER DIFFICULTY.
    • THE FEMALE ARTISTE.
    • CHESTNUT-BURR XLV—FUN OF BEING A PUBLISHER.
    • A LESSON FROM THE MULE.
    • CHESTNUT-BURR XLVI—PERFORMANCE OF THE PHOENIX.
    • FIRMNESS.
    • PUGILIST OR STATESMAN.
    • CHESTNUT-BURR NYE AS A CRITIC AND NYE AS A POET.
      • POETIC CHESTNUTS
    • POETIC CHESTNUTS
    • POEMS BY BILL NYE
    • APOSTROPHE TO AN ORPHAN MULE.=
    • ODE TO SPRING.
    • FANTASIA FOR THE BASS DRUM; ADAPTED FROM THE GERMAN BY WILLIAM VON NYE.=
    • THE PICNIC SNOOZER'S LAMENT.
    • ODE TO THE CUCUMBER.=
    • APOSTROPHE ADDRESSED TO O. WILDE.=
    • ADJUSTABLE CAMPAIGN SONG.=
    • THE BEAUTIFUL SNOW.=
      • A BUSHEL OF SMALLER CHESTNUTS.
    • A BUSHEL OF SMALLER CHESTNUTS.
    • THE TRUE TALE OF WILLIAM TELL.
    • WHY WE WEEP.
    • ETIQUETTE FOR THE YOUNG.
    • SWEET SAINT VALENTINE.
    • CARRYING REVOLVERS.
    • THE AGITATED HEN.
      • A FRONTIER INCIDENT.
    • A FRONTIER INCIDENT.
    • BANKRUPT SALE OF LITERARY GEMS.
    • OFFICE OF THE MORMAN BAZOO.
    • HINTS ON LETTER-WRITING.
    • SUDDEN FAME.
    • THE ENGLISH JOKE.
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