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From archy and mehitabel

the coming of archy
mehitabel was once cleopatra
the song of mehitabel
pity the poor spiders
mehitabel’s extensive past
the cockroach who had been to hell
archy interviews a pharaoh
freddy the rat perishes
why mehitabel jumped
certain maxims of archy
warty bliggens, the toad
the flattered lightning bug
mehitabel and her kittens
the lesson of the moth
a roach of the taverns
pete the parrot and shakespeare

From archys life of mehitabel

archy protests
archy’s autobiography

From archy does his part

the big bad wolf
the author’s desk
what the ants are saying

From The Old Soak and Hail and Farewell

Chapter One: Introducing the Old Soak
Chapter Two: Beginning the Old Soak’s History of the Rum Demon
Chapter Three: Liquor and Hennery Simms
Chapter Four: The Barroom as an Educative Influence
Chapter Five: Look Out For Crime Waves!
Chapter Six: The Barroom and the Arts
Chapter Seven: An Argument With the Old Woman
Chapter Eight: More Evils of Prohibition

From Noah an’ Jonah an’ Cap’n John Smith

Noah an’ Jonah an’ Cap’n John Smith
A Scientific Note

From The Almost Perfect State

Chapter XXXIX (Advice for the Golden Years)
Lines for a Gravestone
Appendix (Don’s Baked Beans)

From Sonnets to a Red-Haired Lady and Famous Love Affairs

Paris and Helen
King Cophetua and the Beggar Maid
Antony and Cleopatra

From Hermione and Her Little Group of Serious Thinkers

Thoughts on Heredity and Things
Aren’t the Russians Wonderful?
How Suffering Purifies One!

From Poems and Portraits

Only Thy Dust …
The Tom-Cat

A previously unpublished story

God’s Grandfather

Three small books, privately printed

Mr. Hawley Breaks into Song
An Ode to Hollywood
Her Foot is on the Brass Rail

E-texts (complete books) from the Project Gutenberg website:

Danny’s Own Story
Dreams and Dust
The Cruise of the Jasper B.
Hermione and Her Little Group of Serious Thinkers

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