Edgar Wilson Nye

Edgar Wilson “Bill” Nye (August 25, 1850 – February 22, 1896) was an American humorist. He was also the founder and editor of the Laramie Boomerang.

Time’s Changes by Edgar Wilson Nye

Story type: EssayI fixed myself and went out trout fishing on the only original Kinnickinnick river last week. It was a kind of Rip Van Winkle picnic and farewell moonlig ...

Letter From New York by Edgar Wilson Nye

Story type: EssayDear friend.–Being Sunday, I take an hour to write you a letter in regard to this place. I came here yesterday without attracting undue attention from pe ...

My Physician by Edgar Wilson Nye

Story type: Essay[An Open Letter.]Dear Sir: I have seen recently an open letter addressed to me, and written by you in a vein of confidence and strictly sub rosa. What yo ...

All About Oratory by Edgar Wilson Nye

Story type: EssayTwenty centuries ago last Christmas there was born in Attica, near Athens, the father of oratory, the greatest orator of whom history has told us. His na ...

Strabusmus And Justice by Edgar Wilson Nye

Story type: EssayOver in St. Paul I met a man with eyes of cadet blue and a terra cotta nose. His eyes were not only peculiar in shape, but while one seemed to constantly ...

A Spencerian Ass by Edgar Wilson Nye

Story type: EssayAfter I had accumulated a handsome competence as city editor of the old Morning Sentinel at Laramie City, and had married and gone to housekeeping with a ...

Anecdotes Of Justice by Edgar Wilson Nye

Story type: EssayThe justice of the peace is sometimes a peculiarity, and if someone does not watch him he will exceed his jurisdiction. It took a constable, a sheriff, a ...

The Chinese God by Edgar Wilson Nye

Story type: EssayI presume that I shall not be accused of sacrilege in referring to the Chinese god as an inferior piece of art. Viewed simply from an artistic and econom ...