The Complete Works of Josh Billings
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The Complete Works of Josh Billings

By Henry W. Shaw
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Table of Contents
  • TRANSCRIBER’S NOTE
    • PUBLISHERS’ ANNOUNCEMENT.
  • THE COMPLETE WORKS OF JOSH BILLINGS
    • TABLE OV KONTENTS.
    • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INTRODUCTION. ADAPTED FROM THE LONDON EDITION.
    • KONTENTMENT.
    • MARRIAGE.
    • FASHION’S PRAYER.
    • THE BIZZY BODY.
    • FASTIDIOUSNESS.
    • LOVE.
    • FEAR.
    • BUTY.
    • FAITH.
    • BRANES.
    • SPRING AND BILES.
    • TIGHT BOOTS.
    • THE LAM AND THE DOVE.
    • THE DUV.
    • THE OLD BACHELOR.
    • HORNS.
    • KISSING.
    • “WHAT I KNO ABOUT PHARMING.”
    • QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS.
    • WHISSLING.
    • HOTELS.
    • LAFFING.
    • HOSS SENSE.
    • SILENCE.
    • BRAVERY.
    • DISPATCH.
    • HOW TO PIK OUT A WIFE.
    • HOW TEW PIK OUT A WATERMELLON.
    • HOW TEW PIK OUT A DOG.
    • HOW TEW PIK OUT A KAT.
    • LOST ARTS.
    • HINTS TO COMIK LEKTURERS.
    • FASHION—FURY—FELLOW—FUN—FUSS—FLUNKY—FRETS—FITS—FINIS.
      • FASHION.
      • FUN.
      • FRET.
      • FURY.
      • FITS.
      • FUSS.
      • FELLOW.
      • FLUNKEY.
      • FINIS.
    • FASHION.
    • FUN.
    • FRET.
    • FURY.
    • FITS.
    • FUSS.
    • FELLOW.
    • FLUNKEY.
    • FINIS.
    • THE NU FOUNDLAND AND THE TARRIER.
      • THE RAT TARRIER.
    • THE RAT TARRIER.
    • THE MONKEY.
    • THE PISSMIRE.
    • THE POLE KAT.
    • THE WEAZEL.
    • ANGLE WORMS.
    • THE MOUSE.
    • THE YALLER DOG.
    • ROOSTERS.
    • THE FOX.
    • A YARN.—THE AUNT, AND THE GRASSHOPPER.
      • REMARKS.
    • REMARKS.
    • A HEN.
    • THE GOTE.
    • GOOSE TALK.
    • “THE CLAM.”
    • SNAILS, SNAIKS, AND BABYS.
      • STRIPED SNAKE.
      • BABYS.
    • STRIPED SNAKE.
    • BABYS.
    • “THE CRAB.”
    • ESSA ON SWINE.
    • THE CAT, AND THE KANGAROO.
    • THE CODFISH.
    • THE MACKREL.
    • THE POLLYWOGG.
    • THE BULL HEAD.
    • MUDTURKLES.
    • THE FLY.
    • THE CROW.
    • THE BUMBLE BEE.
    • THE ROBBING.
    • THE SWALLO.
    • THE BAT.
    • THE HAWK.
    • THE MEDDO MOLE.
    • THE POSSUM.
    • THE CURSID MUSKETO.
    • THE HORNET.
    • THE RABBIT.
    • THE POODLE.
    • THE PATRIDGE.
    • THE SNIPE.
    • THE COCKROACH.
    • THE MULE.
    • BED BUGS.
    • THE FLEA.
    • NOT ENNY SHANGHI FOR ME.
    • THE AUNT.
    • SUM SNAIX.
      • THE ADDER.
      • THE STRIPED SNAIK.
      • THE BLUE RACER.
      • THE BLAK SNAIK.
      • THE MILK SNAIK.
    • THE ADDER.
    • THE STRIPED SNAIK.
    • THE BLUE RACER.
    • THE BLAK SNAIK.
    • THE MILK SNAIK.
    • THE RACCOON, AND THE PETTYFOGGER.
    • THE FEATHERED ONES.
      • DUK.
      • TURKEY.
      • THE HOSSTRITCH.
      • THE PARROT.
      • THE BOBALINK.
      • THE EAGLE.
    • DUK.
    • TURKEY.
    • THE HOSSTRITCH.
    • THE PARROT.
    • THE BOBALINK.
    • THE EAGLE.
    • NATRAL HISTORY.
    • KATS.
    • THE HUM BUGG.
    • THE BUGG BEAR.
    • THE GAME CHICKEN.
    • THE DUK.
    • THE SANDY HILL CRANE.
    • MORE SNAIKS.
      • THE RATTLESNAIX.
      • THE HOOP SNAIK.
      • THE ANAKONDY.
      • THE GARTER SNAIX.
      • THE EEL SNAIK.
      • THE SEE SARPENT SNAIX.
      • THE KOPPER-HED SNAIX.
    • THE RATTLESNAIX.
    • THE HOOP SNAIK.
    • THE ANAKONDY.
    • THE GARTER SNAIX.
    • THE EEL SNAIK.
    • THE SEE SARPENT SNAIX.
    • THE KOPPER-HED SNAIX.
    • THE BLU JAY AND OTHERS.
      • THE BLUJAY.
      • THE QUAIL.
      • THE PATRIDGE.
      • THE WOODKOK.
      • THE GUINA HEN.
      • THE GOSLIN.
    • THE BLUJAY.
    • THE QUAIL.
    • THE PATRIDGE.
    • THE WOODKOK.
    • THE GUINA HEN.
    • THE GOSLIN.
    • SMALL-SIZED VERMIN.
      • THE GRUB.
      • THE LADY BUG.
      • THE TREE-TUD.
      • THE PORKUPINE.
      • DEVIL’S DARNING NEEDLE.
    • THE GRUB.
    • THE LADY BUG.
    • THE TREE-TUD.
    • THE PORKUPINE.
    • DEVIL’S DARNING NEEDLE.
    • RAMRODS.
    • LOBSTIR SALLAD.
    • MOLLASSIS KANDY.
    • PUDDIN AND MILK.
    • PLUM PITS.
    • CHIPS.
    • KOARSE SHOT.
    • SLIPS OF THE PEN.
    • GLASS DIMONDS.
    • JEWS HARPS.
    • TADPOLES.
    • PEPPER PODS.
    • HOOKS & EYES.
    • JAW BONES.
    • ODS AND ENS.
    • FUST IMPRESHUNS.
    • PLUM PITS.
    • GNATS.
    • KINDLING WOOD.
    • PHISH BAWLS.
    • STRAY CHILDREN.
    • INK BRATS.
    • LIGHTNING BUGS.
    • PARBOILS.
    • NEST EGGS.
    • CHICKEN FEED.
    • HARD TACK.
    • SOLLUM THOUGHTS.
    • INK LINGS.
    • EMBERS ON THE HARTH.
    • HOT KORN.
    • FOUNDLINGS.
    • DRIED FRUIT.
    • REMNANTS.
    • REMARKS.
    • SAWS.
    • REMARKS.
    • NOSEGAYS.
    • SHOOTING STARS.
    • THE INTERVIEWER.
    • THE MUSK RAT.
    • THE MINK.
    • THE DISTRIKT SKOOLMASTER.
    • SINGULAR BEINGS.
      • THE POMPOUS MAN.
      • THE ONE IDEA MAN.
      • THE HAPPY MAN.
      • THE HENPECKED MAN.
      • THE OFFICIOUS MAN.
      • THE PHUNNY MAN.
      • THE CHEEKY MAN.
      • THE LIVE MAN.
      • THE FAULT-FINDER.
    • THE POMPOUS MAN.
    • THE ONE IDEA MAN.
    • THE HAPPY MAN.
    • THE HENPECKED MAN.
    • THE OFFICIOUS MAN.
    • THE PHUNNY MAN.
    • THE CHEEKY MAN.
    • THE LIVE MAN.
    • THE FAULT-FINDER.
    • JOSH AND THE BORDER INJUN.
    • THE CUNNING MAN.
    • FREQUENT KRITTERS.
      • THE LOAFER.
      • THE PROJEKTOR.
      • THE KONDEM PHOOL.
      • THE PRECISE MAN.
    • THE LOAFER.
    • THE PROJEKTOR.
    • THE KONDEM PHOOL.
    • THE PRECISE MAN.
    • INDIVIDUAL FOLKS.
      • THE OBTUSE MAN.
      • THE POSATIFF MAN.
      • THE CROSS MAN.
      • THE PASHUNT MAN.
      • THE FUNNY MAN.
      • THE HONEST MAN.
    • THE OBTUSE MAN.
    • THE POSATIFF MAN.
    • THE CROSS MAN.
    • THE PASHUNT MAN.
    • THE FUNNY MAN.
    • THE HONEST MAN.
    • PECULIAR ONES.
      • THE SQUARE MAN.
      • THE OBLONG MAN.
      • THE PERPINDIKLAR MAN.
      • THE LIMBER MAN.
      • THE JOLLY MAN.
      • THE PEWTER MAN.
      • THE FITEING MAN.
      • THE PRECISE MAN.
    • THE SQUARE MAN.
    • THE OBLONG MAN.
    • THE PERPINDIKLAR MAN.
    • THE LIMBER MAN.
    • THE JOLLY MAN.
    • THE PEWTER MAN.
    • THE FITEING MAN.
    • THE PRECISE MAN.
    • COQUETT AND PRUDE.
    • FOLKS WE ALL KNO.
      • THE EFFEMINATE MAN.
      • THE JEALOUS MAN.
      • THE ANONYMOUS MAN.
      • THE STIFF MAN.
      • THE MODEL MAN.
    • THE EFFEMINATE MAN.
    • THE JEALOUS MAN.
    • THE ANONYMOUS MAN.
    • THE STIFF MAN.
    • THE MODEL MAN.
    • THE NEAT PERSON.
    • OUR OLDEST INHABITANTS—TWO OF THEM.
      • JOHN BASCOMB.
      • ELIZIBETH MEACHEM.
    • JOHN BASCOMB.
    • ELIZIBETH MEACHEM.
    • GOOD REZOLUSHUNS FOR 1872, 1873 & 1874.
    • MY FUST GONG.
    • KORN.
    • ADVERTIZEMENT.
    • ADVICE TEW LECTUR KOMMITTYS.
      • SUPPLEMENTARY.
    • SUPPLEMENTARY.
    • LETTER TO FARMERS.
    • A TEMPRANSE KLUB.
    • PROVERBIAL PIG.
    • JOSH BILLINGS ADDRESSES THE “FEMAIL PORDUNK SOWING SOSIETY.”
    • THE FUST BABY.
    • JOSH BILLINGS UNDER OATH.
    • JOSH AT NIAGARA FALLS.
    • SUM VERY BLANK VERSE—THE NEGRO AND THE TROUT.
    • THE DANDY AND THE THIMBLE-RIGGER.
    • LONG BRANCH IN SLICES.
    • BILLIARDS.
    • HABITS OF GRATE MEN.
    • JOSH BILLINGS INSURES HIS LIFE.
    • HOW TEW PICK OUT A GOOD HOSS.
    • GREAT AGRIKULTURAL HOSS-TROTT.
      • AT PORDUNK.
      • FUST DAY.
      • SEKOND DAY.
      • THIRD DAY.
      • FOURTH DAY.
      • FIFTH DAY.
    • AT PORDUNK.
    • FUST DAY.
    • SEKOND DAY.
    • THIRD DAY.
    • FOURTH DAY.
    • FIFTH DAY.
    • OATS.
      • A LAFF.
    • A LAFF.
    • PASHUNCE OV JOB.
    • THE GAME OF YEWKER.
    • BEER.
    • LAUGHING.
    • THE ADVENT NO. 2.
    • QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS.
    • LONG BRANCH, SARATOGA, AND LAKE GEORGE.
    • SUM VEGETABEL HISTORY.
    • NEW ASHFORD.
    • BENDS.
    • KOLIDING.
    • Note: No title in the original
    • Note: No title in the original
    • WRITERS AT SHORT RANGE.
    • BEAU BENNET’S SUPPLIKASHUN.
    • A LEKTURE TO MALE YOUNG MEN ONLY.
    • FEMALE REMARKS.
    • PRIVATE OPINYUNS.
      • A SUGGESTSHUN.
    • A SUGGESTSHUN.
    • ON COURTING.
    • LATEST NUZEPAPER TATLINGS.
    • JOSH MOUNTS A VELOCIPEDE.
    • THE RASE KOARSE.
      • THE TRACK.
      • THE HOSSES.
      • FUST HEAT.
      • REMARKS.
      • SECKUND HEAT.
    • THE TRACK.
    • THE HOSSES.
    • FUST HEAT.
    • REMARKS.
    • SECKUND HEAT.
    • BILLINGS LEXICON.
    • OWLY.
    • PORDUNK VILLAGE.
    • 4 LETTERS.
    • JOSH SETTLES UP WITH HIS CORRESPONDENTS SUMMARILY.
    • A LOOSE BILT EPISTLE.
    • SHORT REPLYS.
    • Note: No title in the original
    • SHORT, BUT SWEET.
    • JOSH REPLIES.
    • JOSH BILLINGS CORRESPONDS WITH A “HAIR OIL AND VEGETABLE BITTERS MAN.”
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      • THE GASSY MAN.
      • THE SHARP MAN.
      • THE LAZY MAN.
      • THE NERVOUS MAN.
      • THE DIGNIFIED MAN.
      • THE WEAK MAN.
      • TRANSCRIBER’S NOTE
    • THE GASSY MAN.
    • THE SHARP MAN.
    • THE LAZY MAN.
    • THE NERVOUS MAN.
    • THE DIGNIFIED MAN.
    • THE WEAK MAN.
    • TRANSCRIBER’S NOTE
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