Disorder still the popular fad:
General admixture of pretenders,
religion, politics, and disgruntled
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revived the Hopes of the
Edgar Wilson Nye was one of the late nineteenth century's most prominent humorists. His reputation so rivaled Mark Twain's that Twain was jealous of the younger man's talents. Except for one attempted...
An essayist, journalist, platform lecturer, playwright, and writer of burlesque history, Bill Nye was one of the most important humorists of the second half of the nineteenth century. Although born in...
Edgar Wilson (Bill) Nye treated a generation of newspaper readers to two decades (1876-1896) of humor, written simply and naturally. He used words as symbols of things familiar to his readers, whether...