Neghborly Poems and Dialect Sketches
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Neghborly Poems and Dialect Sketches

By James Whitcomb Riley
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Table of Contents
  • NEGHBORLY POEMS AND DIALECT SKETCHES
  • PREFACE
  • SALUTATION TO BENJ. F. JOHNSON THE OLD MAN
  • CONTENTS
  • "THE OLD SWIMMIN'-HOLE" AND 'LEVEN MORE POEMS BY BENJ. F. JOHNSON, OF BOONE
  • THE OLD SWIMMIN'-HOLE
  • THOUGHTS FER THE DISCURAGED FARMER
  • A SUMMER'S DAY
  • A HYMB OF FAITH
  • WORTERMELON TIME
  • MY PHILOSOFY
  • WHEN THE FROST IS ON THE PUNKIN
  • ON THE DEATH OF LITTLE MAHALA ASHCRAFT
  • THE MULBERRY TREE
  • TO MY OLD FRIEND, WILLIAM LEACHMAN
  • MY FIDDLE
  • THE CLOVER
  • NEGHBORLY POEMS ON FRIENDSHIP, GRIEF AND FARM-LIFE BY BENJ. F. JOHNSON, OF BOONE
  • ERASMUS WILSON
  • MY RUTHERS
  • ON A DEAD BABE
  • A OLD PLAYED-OUT SONG
  • "COON-DOG WESS"
  • LINES TO PERFESSER JOHN CLARK RIDPATH A. M., LL. D. T-Y-TY!
  • A TALE OF THE AIRLY DAYS
  • "MYLO JONES'S WIFE"
  • ON A SPLENDUD MATCH
  • OLD JOHN CLEVENGER ON BUCKEYES
  • THE HOSS
  • EZRA HOUSE
  • A PEN-PICTUR' OF A CERTIN FRIVVOLUS OLD MAN
  • WET-WEATHER TALK
  • THOUGHTS ON A PORE JOKE
  • A MORTUL PRAYER
  • THE FIRST BLUEBIRD
  • EVAGENE BAKER—WHO WAS DYIN' OF DRED CONSUMTION AS THESE LINES WAS PENNED BY A TRUE FRIEND
  • ON ANY ORDENARY MAN IN A HIGH STATE OF LAUGHTURE AND DELIGHT
  • TOWN AND COUNTRY
  • LINES FER ISAAC BRADWELL, OF INDANOPLIS, IND., COUNTY-SEAT OF MARION
  • DECORATION DAY ON THE PLACE
  • THE TREE-TOAD
  • THE ROSSVILLE LECTUR' COURSE
  • WHEN THE GREEN GITS BACK IN THE TREES
  • HOW IT HAPPENED
  • A DOS'T O' BLUES
  • THE OLD HOME BY THE MILL
  • THE WAY IT WUZ
  • PAP'S OLD SAYIN'
  • ROMANCIN'
  • AN OLD SETTLER'S STORY
  • AN OLD SETTLER'S STORY
  • DIALECT IN LITERATURE
  • DIALECT IN LITERATURE
  • Books By James Whitcomb Riley
    • Transcriber's Notes
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