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Idno, I do not knono.
Rile, to trouble.
Riled, angry; disturbed, as the sediment in any
Riz, risen, Jedge, judge.
Row, a long row to hoe, a difficult task
Sarse, abuse, impertinence.
Scringe, cringe. Kep', kept.
Scrouse, to crowd. Killock, a small anchor.
Set by, valued.
Shappoes, chapeaux, cocked-hats.
Skooting, running, or moving swiftly.
Snake, crawler like a snake; but to snake any Long-sweetening, molasses.
one out is to track him to his hiding-place;
to snake a thing out is to snatch it out.
Sothies, sofas. м.
Sogerini', soldiering; a barbarous amusement Mash, marsh.
coinmon among men in the savage state. Mean, stingy, ill-natured.
So'st, so as that.
Staddles, stout stakes driven into the salt Nowers, nowhere.
marshes, on which the hay-ricks are set, and
thus raised out of the reach of high tides. Streaked, uncomfortable, discom Ated,
Suckle, circle. Offen, often.
Sutthin', something. Ole, old.
Suttin, certain Ollers, olluz, always.
T. On, of: used before it or them, or at the end of
a sentence, as on't, on'em, nult ez erer 1 Take on, to sorrow. heerd on,
Talents, talons. On'y, only.
Taters, potatoes. Ossifer, officer (seldom lieard).
| Tell, lill.
W. Tetch tu, to be able; used always after a negative in this sense.
Wake snakes, to get into trouble. Tollable, tolerable.
Wal, well : spoken with great deliberation, and Toot, used derisively for playing on any wind sometimes with the a very much flattened, instrument.
sometimes (but more seldom) very much Thru, through
broadened. Thundering, & euphemism common in New Wannut, walnut
England for the profane English expression Ware, where. devilish. Perhaps derived from the belief, Ware, were. common formerly, that thunder was caused Whopper, an uncommonly large lie; as, that by the Prince of the Air, for some of whose General Taylor is in favor of the Wilmot Proaccomplishments consult Cotton Mather.
viso. Tu, to, too; commonly has this sound when Wig, Whig; a party now dissolved. used emphatically, or at the end of a sen Wunt, will not. tence. At other times it has the sound of t Wus, worse. in tough, as, Ware ye goin' to! Goin' ta Bos- | Wut, what. ton.
Wuth, worth; as, Antislavery per fessions 'fors
"rection aint wuth a Bungtown copper. U.
Wuz, was, sometimes were.
Ugly, ill-tempered, intractable.
most unrisen, or most incapable of rising.
V-spot, a five-dollar bill.
Zach, Ole, a second Washington, an antislavery
slaveholder; a humane buyer and seller of men and women, a Christian hero generally.
A prayer of, 236. Profane wish
Arms, profession of, once esteemed especially
that of gentlemen, 175.
Astriea, nineteenth century forsaken by, 202.
Athenians, ancient, an institution of, 183.
278 - how if he had bitten a sweet apple?" Atlantic," editors of. See Neptune.
Atropos, a lady skilful with the scissors, 280.
Austin, Saint, profane wish of, 184, nole –
Aye-aye, the, an African animal, America sup-
posed to be settled by, 179.
some sort, humane, 207.
B., a Congressman, vide A.
Bacon, his rebellion, 256.
Balcom, Elder Joash Q., 2d, founds a Baptist
society in Jaalam, A. D. 287.
Baratarias, real or imaginary, which most plea-
jectured to be skilled in all tongues, ib. Barnum, a great natural curiosity recommended
Barrels, an inference from seeing, 208.
Bartlett, Mr., mistaken, 243.
borers at, ib.
Bay, Mattysqumscot, 207.
Beast, in Apocalypse, a loadstone for whom,
Beauregard (real name Toutant), 246, 260.
Beaver Brook, 291.
Behmen, his letters not letters, 195.
fuses credit to a presidential candidate, 205.
Bible, not composed for use of colored persons,
Biglow, Ezekiel, his letter to Hon. J. T. Buck.
ingham, 173 — never heard of any one named
Belmont. See W
ob, an ancestor of Rer
Mundishes, ib. – nearly fourscore years old, i Bonaparte, N., a usurper, 196.
ib. - his Aunt Keziah, a notable saying of, ib. Bonds, Confederate, their specie basis cutlery,
tion, 173 - a poem by, ib., 192 — his opinion holders !), 264.
75 - feels his gap start Bung, the eternal, thought to be loose, 174.
ity, ib. — is in favor of war, ib. -- his curious
valuation of principle, ib.
Cabbage-heads, the, always in majority, 293.
Cæsar, tribute to, 193 - his veni, via
i, vidi, vici,
censured for undue prolixity, 197.
Caleb, a monopoly of his denied, 176 - curious
potions of, as to meaning of shelter," 178
Mexicans (not with bayonets but) with im-
Calhoun, Hon. J. C., his cow-bell curfew, light
of the nineteenth century to be extinguished
at sound of, 189- cannot let go apron-string
essay, 176 - presents sword to Lieutenant Spirit of the Age, ib. -- the Sir Kay of mod-
crooked pin, ib. — mentioned, 189-191.
Calyboosus, carcer, 286.
| Colman, Dr. Benjamin, anecdote of, 183.
Colquitt, a remark of, 190 - acquainted with
smells a rat, ib. against a bank, ib. - takes Columbia, District of, its peculiar climatic ef.
Columbus, a Paul Pry of genius, 194 -- will per-
to have discovered America, 296.
Complete Letter-Writer, fatal gift of, 196.
Compostella, Saint James of, seen, 178.
Conciliation, its meaning, 281.
- limited popularity at “Bellers's," 204. Congressional debates found instructive, 188.
Constitution trampled on, 189 — to stand upon,
Convention, what, 185.
Convention, Springfield, 184.
Coon, old, pleasure in skinning, 190.
Copres, a monk, his excellent method of argu-
Corduroy-road, a novel one, 238.
Corner-stone, patent safety, 260.
Cornwallis, a, 176 --- acknowledged entertaining,
Cotton loan, its imaginary nature, 240.
Country, our, its boundaries more exactly de-
exposed, ib. — lawyers, sent providentially,
ib. -- Earth's biggest, gets a soul, 283.
Court, General, farmers sometimes attain seata
Court, Supreme, 200.
fore the Christian era not considered, 179. Cousins, British, our ci-devant, 245.
Cow per, W., his letters commended, 195.
tured to disapprove of slaughter and pillage, | Creditors all on Lincoln's side, 260.
Crockett, a good rule of, 240.
Crusade, first American, 178.
Curiosity distinguishes man from brutes, 191.
Dædalus first taught men to sit on fences, 256.
Darkies dread freedom, 260.
place in processions, 203 - some, cruelly advantage, 247.
the latest ideas on all subjects, 240 — supe-
rior in financiering to patriarch Jacob, ib. --
260 - knows how to deal with his Congress,
ib. - astonished at his own piety, 264 -