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Ralph Waldo Emerson, comp. (1803–1882).  Parnassus: An Anthology of Poetry.  1880.
X. Comic and Humorous
Holy Willie’s Prayer by Robert Burns (1759–1796)
To the Unco Guid, or the Rigidly Righteous by Robert Burns (1759–1796)
To the Devil by Robert Burns (1759–1796)
The Origin of Didactic Poetry by James Russell Lowell (1819–1891)
Tam O’ Shanter by Robert Burns (1759–1796)
The Witch of Fife by James Hogg (1770–1835)
Collusion between a Alegaiter and a Water-Snaik by J. W. Morris
The Deacon’s Masterpiece, or the Wonderful “One-Hoss-Shay” by Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809–1894)
The Courtin’ by James Russell Lowell (1819–1891)
Her Letter by Bret Harte (1836–1902)
His Answer to “Her Letter” by Bret Harte (1836–1902)
Atheism by Arthur Hugh Clough (1819–1861)
Dorothy Q. by Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809–1894)
Contentment by Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809–1894)
The Fight over the Body of Keitt—London Punch
Puritans by Samuel Butler (1612–1680)
The Old Cove by Henry Howard Brownell (1820–1872)
Jove and the Souls by Jonathan Swift (1667–1745)
Chiquita by Bret Harte (1836–1902)
Rudolph the Headsman by Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809–1894)
The Friend of Humanity and the Knife-Grinder by George Canning (1770–1827)
Plain Language from Truthful James by Bret Harte (1836–1902)
The Cosmic Egg—Anonymous
Mignonette by George Bradford Bartlett (1832–1896)



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