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Humour of the North


1. 0 – Introductory Note
2. 1 – Poems by Joseph Howe
3. 2 – Stories by Thomas Chandler Haliburton
4. 3 – Poems by William Henry Drummond
5. 4 – ‘The Japanese Reporter’ by Mrs. Everard Cotes
6. 5 – ‘The Linnet’ by James McCarroll
7. 6 – Poems by George Thomas Lanigan
8. 7 – Fables by George Thomas Lanigan
9. 8 – ‘The Senator’s Laundry’ by James DeMille

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Some day an enterprising editor may find time to glean from the whole field of Canadian literature a representative collection of wit and humour. . . . The present little collection obviously makes no such ambitious claim. It embraces, however, what are believed to be representative examples of the work of some of our better-known writers, many of which will no doubt be quite familiar to Canadian readers, but perhaps none the less welcome on that account.