Traits of American Humor, Том 2

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Colburn and Company, 1852 - Всего страниц: 332

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Стр. 189 - O, now you weep; and, I perceive, you feel The dint of pity : these are gracious drops. Kind souls, what ! weep you, when you but behold Our Caesar's vesture wounded ? Look you here, Here is himself, marr'd, as you see, with traitors.
Стр. 5 - I du believe thet all o' me Doth bear his superscription, — Will, conscience, honor, honesty, An' things o' thet description. I du believe in prayer an' praise To him thet hez the grantin' O' jobs, — in every thin' thet pays, But most of all in CANTIN' ; This doth my cup with marcies fill, This lays all thought o' sin to rest, I don't believe in princerple, But O, I du in interest.
Стр. 5 - This lays all thought o' sin to rest,— I don't believe in princerple, But, 0, I du in interest. I du believe in bein' this Or thet, ez it may happen One way or t'other hendiest is To ketch the people nappin' ; It aint by princerples nor men My preudunt course is steadied, — I scent wich pays the best, an
Стр. 5 - Press's freedom, To pint the people to the goal An' in the traces lead 'em; Palsied the arm thet forges yokes At my fat contracts squintin', An' withered be the nose thet pokes Inter the gov'ment printin' ! I du believe thet I should give Wut's his'n unto Caesar, Fer it's by him I move an...
Стр. 315 - Mohammedan subjects. We are also introduced for the first time to the warlike mountaineers of Bosnia, Albania, Upper Moesia, and the almost inaccessible districts of the Pindus and the Balkan. The different nationalities of that Babel-like country, Turkey in Europe, inhabited by Sclavonians, Greeks, Albanians, Macedonians, the Roman!
Стр. 2 - sa kind o' thing Thet don't agree with niggers. I du believe the people want A tax on teas an' coffees, Thet nothin' aint extravygunt, — Purvidin' I 'm in office; Fer I hev loved my country sence My eye-teeth filled their sockets, An' Uncle Sam I reverence, Partic'larly his pockets.
Стр. 50 - Dilliard, and they come to the big swamp, and it was up, as I was telling you ; but being as how there was a log across the big swamp, cousin Sally Dilliard and Mose, like genteel folks, they walked the log ; but my wife, like a darned fool, hoisted her coats and waded through.
Стр. 48 - Dilliard she came over to our house and axed me if my wife she moutn't go CHOPS. There it is again. Witness, please to stop. WITNESS. Well, sir, what do you want? CHOPS. We want to know about the fight, and you must not proceed in this impertinent story. Do you know anything about the matter before the Court ? WITNESS. To be sure I do.

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