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The World’s Wit and Humor: An Encyclopedia in 15 Volumes.  1906.
 
Vol. XIV: Russian—Scandinavian—Miscellaneous
 
RUSSIAN
Ivan Khemnitser.  
1745–1784.  
The Philosopher
The Lion’s Council of State
The House-Builder
Aleksander Griboyedov.  
1795–1829.  
Muscovite Society
Traditional Fairy Tale.  The Sluggard
Ivan Krylov.  
1768–1844.  
The Swan, the Pike, and the Crab
The Musicians
Denis Davidov.  
1784–1839.  
Wisdom
Nikolai Gogol.  
1809–1852.  
Defunct Serfs as an Investment
Letters of a Lap-Dog
Incognito
Fyodor Dostoyevsky.  
1821–1881.  
The Crocodile
Nikolay Nekrasov.  
1821–1877.  
A Moral Man
The Soldier
Ivan Turgenev.  
1818–1883.  
Russians Abroad
Beneficence and Gratitude
Prayer
The Fool
Mikhail Saltykov (Shchedrin).  
1826–1889.  
Two Generals and a Peasant
Anton Chekhov.  
1860–1904.  
Genius
Proverbs  
Ignaty Potapenko.  
1856–1929.  
The Course in Sanskrit
Maksim Gorky.  
1868–1936.  
Promtov’s Marriage
Surgical Operation Upon a Human Heart
 
DANISH
Ludvig Holberg.  
1684–1754.  
The Human Planet and the Griffin
Judicial Decisions
Adam Gottlob Oehlenschläger.  
1779–1850.  
Poison for a Fly
Hans Christian Andersen.  
1805–1875.  
The Storks
The Lovers
Good Humor
A Night in a Stage-Coach
 
NORWEGIAN
Henrik Ibsen.  
1828–1906.  
Scene from ‘An Enemy of the People
Jonas Lie.  
1833–1908.  
The Snake in the Schoolroom
 
SWEDISH
August Strindberg.  
1849–1912.  
Love and Bread
Alfred Hedenstierna (Sigurd).  
1852–1906.  
Aunt Louise’s Mirror
Rural Travelers
 
DUTCH
Desiderius Erasmus.  
c. 1467–1536.  
A Young Man and an Echo
Jacob Cats.  
1577–1660.  
Cupid Lost
Multatuli (Eduard Douwes Dekker).  
1820–1887.  
Droogstoppel’s Views on Education
Arnold Weruméus Buning.  
1846–1933.  
Romance on Shipboard
Justus van Maurik.  
1846–1904.  
The Commercial Traveler
The Ex-pirate
 
HUNGARIAN
Mór Jókai.  
1825–1904.  
The Feat of Swallowing a Mouse
Alexander Balázs.  
Mid-19th Century.  
My Double
Árpád Berczik.  
1842–1919.  
An Expensive Marriage
Viktor Rákosi (Sipulus).  
1860–1923.  
The Alligator
The Summer Outing
 
DALMATIAN
Traditional Legend.  The Doge’s Daughter
 
BOHEMIAN
Unknown Author.  
15th Century.  
Beggars’ Song
Jan Neruda.  
1834–1891.  
A Fiendish Plot
Traditional Legend.  The Fortunate Shepherd
 
POLISH
Tomasz Kajetan Wegierski.  
1756–1787.  
The Dream-Wife
Henryk Sienkiewicz.  
1846–1916.  
On the Edge of the Abyss
Julian Ursyn Niemcewicz.  
1758–1841.  
Gwiazdalska
 
LATVIAN
Popular Tales.  The Dogheads
Stupid Liz
 
SERBIAN
Popular Poems.  Pledges
The Ring
Man, Maid, and Widow
Mine Everywhere
 
ROMANIAN
Elisabeth, Queen of Roumania  
(Carmen Sylva).  
1843–1916.  
The Caraiman
 
HAITIAN
Popular Sayings.  
 
WEST INDIAN
Ananzi (Spider) Stories.  Ananzi and the Baboon
Ananzi and the Lion
Ananzi and Quanqua

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