Author:Benjamin Penhallow Shillaber

Benjamin Penhallow Shillaber
American printer, editor, and humorist; wrote under the guise of his fictional character Mrs. Partington
Benjamin Penhallow Shillaber


  • Rhymes With Reason and Without (1854)
  • Life and Sayings of Mrs. Partington (1854)
  • Knitting-Work: A Web of Many Textures, Wrought by Ruth Partington (1859)
  • Partingtonian Patchwork (1873)
  • Ike and his Friends (1879)
  • Wide-swath, Embracing Lines in Pleasant Places: And Other Rhymes Wise and Otherwise (1882)



Works by this author published before January 1, 1926 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.