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Стр. 132 - I determined to give something more, and being so far cityßed in my habits that I desired to combine amusement with charity, and only give my money to the needy after I had received its worth in dancing, got its full value in foreign music at a high price, or eaten its equivalent in oysters and ice-cream at some kind of a pseudo-charitable gathering, I looked about me for some fitting opportunity to bestow my charity on the deserving poor, after making it previously pay for some delectation for...
Стр. 31 - ... consequence collision, awful, knocked out the wheelbarrow's nose, broke the Irish woman all to pieces, baby loose, court-house handy, took me to the constable, jury sat on me, and the jail said the magistrate must take me to the constable ; objected ; the dungeon put me into the darkest constable in the city ; got out, and here I am, prepared to stick to my original opinion. Niagara, non est excelsos (ego fui) humbug est! índignus aimirationi I v. Jfclitìtì».
Стр. 28 - Indian curiosities, squaws, moccasins, stuffed snakes, rapids, wolves, Clifton House, suspension bridge, place where the water runs swift, the ladies faint, scream, and get the paint washed off their faces ; where the aristocratic Indian ladies sit on the dirt and make little bags ; where all the inhabitants swindle strangers ; where the cars go in a hurry, the waiters are impudent, and all the small boys swear. When I came in sight of the suspension bridge, I was vividly impressed with the idea...
Стр. 219 - That, with nothing in the heavens above, the earth beneath, or the waters under the earth to build a prosperity upon, the people of Massachusetts are, per capita, the richest people in the world.
Стр. 30 - I would step right up again — it would not be much of a fall anyhow — got a glass of beer of a man, another of a woman, and another of two small boys with a pail — fifteen minutes elapsed, when I purchased some more of an Indian woman and imbibed it through a straw; it wasn't good — had to get a glass of beer to take the taste out of my mouth; legs began to tangle up, effects of the "spray in my eyes, got hungry and wanted something to eat — went into an eating-house, called fora plate...
Стр. 90 - For, oh, if there be an elysium on earth, It is this, it is this ! There's a bliss beyond all that the minstrel has told, When two, that are link'd in one heavenly tie, With heart never changing and brow never cold, Love on through all ills, and love on till they die ; One hour of a passion so sacred is worth Whole ages of heartless and wandering bliss : And oh...
Стр. 86 - I put some on the corner of a ten-acre lot, surrounded by a rail-fence, and in the morning I found the rocks had entirely disappeared — a neat stone wall encircled the field, and the rails were split into ovenwood and piled up symmetrically in my back yard. Put half an ounce into the middle of a huckleberry swamp — in two days...
Стр. 29 - ... didn't feel sublime any ; tried to, but couldn't ; took some beer, and tried again, but failed — drank a glass of beer and began to feel better — thought the waters were sent for and were on a journey to the ; thought the place below was one sea of beer — was going to jump down and get some ; guide held me ; sent him over to the hotel to get a glass of beer, while I tried to write some poetry...
Стр. 126 - Hundred ; right put in all sorts of fantastic extras, to entice the left from its sense of propriety ; left still unmoved ; right put in a few bars of a popular waltz ; left wavers a little ; right strikes up a favorite polka ; left evidently yielding ; right dashes into a jig ; left now fairly deserts...
Стр. 86 - Scotchman could not get a living off it, and so stony that we had to slice our potatoes and plant them edgeways \ but hearing of your balsam, I put some on the corner of a ten-acre...

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