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Idno, I do not knono.
In'iny, eneny.
Insines. ensions : used to designate both the Resh, rush.
officer who carries the standard. and the Revelee, the réveille.
standard itself.

Rile, to trouble.
Inter, intu, into.

Riled, angry; disturbed, as the sediment in any


Riz, risen, Jedge, judge.

Row, a long row to hoe, a difficult task
Jest, just.

Rugged, robust.
Jine, join
Jint, joint.
Junk, a fragment of any solid substance.

Sarse, abuse, impertinence.
Sartin, certain
Saxon, sacristan, serton.

Scaliest, worst.
Keer, care

Scringe, cringe. Kep', kept.

Scrouse, to crowd. Killock, a small anchor.

Sech, such,
Kin', kin' o', kinder, kind, kind of.

Set by, valued.
Shakes, great, of considerable consequence.

Shappoes, chapeaux, cocked-hats.

Sheer, share.
Lawth, loath.

Shet, shit.

Shut, shirt.
Lesy, let's, let us.

Skeered, scared.
Let daylight into, to shoot.
Let on, to hint, to confess, to own.

Skeeter, mosquito.
Lick, to beat, to overcome.

Skooting, running, or moving swiftly.

Slarterin', slaughtering.
Lights, the bowels.
Lily-pads, leaves of the water-lily.

Slim, contemptible.

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.

Son'ers, someichere.
Min', mind.

So'st, so as that.
Sot, set, obstinate, resolute.
Spiles, spoils ; objects of political ambition.

Spry, active
Nimepunce, ninepence, twelve and a half cents.

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.

Tetch, touch.

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.

Uncle Sam, United States; the largest boaster | Yaller, yellow.
of liberty and owner of slaves.

Yeller, yellow,
Unrizzest, applied to dough or bread ; heavy, Yellers, a disease of peach-trees.

most unrisen, or most incapable of rising.

V-spot, a five-dollar bill.
Vally, value.

Zach, Ole, a second Washington, an antislavery

slaveholder; a humane buyer and seller of men and women, a Christian hero generally.


scissors, 280.

A prayer of, 236. Profane wish

Arms, profession of, once esteemed especially

that of gentlemen, 175.
A. wants his axe ground, 261.

Arnold, 184.
A. B., information wanted concerning, 194. Ashland, 203.
Abraham (Lincoln), his constitutional scruples, Astor, Jacob, a rich man, 199.

Astriea, nineteenth century forsaken by, 202.
Abuse, an, its usefulness, 272.

Athenians, ancient, an institution of, 183.
Adam, eldest son of, respected, 175 - his fall, | Atherton, Senator, envies the loon, 190.

278 - how if he had bitten a sweet apple?" Atlantic," editors of. See Neptune.

Atropos, a lady skilful with the scissors, 280.
Adam, Grandfather, forged will of, 250.

Austin, Saint, profane wish of, 184, nole –
Æneas goes to hell, 202.
Æolus, a seller of money, as is supposed by Austrian eagle split, 273.
some, 202.

Aye-aye, the, an African animal, America sup-
Æschylus, a saying of, 187, nole.

posed to be settled by, 179.
Alligator, a decent one conjectured to be, in

some sort, humane, 207.
Allsmash, the eternal, 264.

Alphonso the Sixth of Portugal, tyrannical act
of, 208.

B., a Congressman, vide A.
Ambrose, Saint, excellent (but rationalistic) Babel, probably the first Congress, 188 – a gab-
sentiment of, 182.

ble-mill, ib.
American Citizen," new compost so called, Baby, a low-priced one, 201.

Bacon, his rebellion, 256.
American Eagle, a source of inspiration, 185 — Bacon, Lord, quoted, 256.
hitherto wrongly classed, 189 – long bill of, Bagowind, Hon. Mr., whether to be damned,

Americans bebrothered, 245.

Balcom, Elder Joash Q., 2d, founds a Baptist
Amos cited, 182.

society in Jaalam, A. D. 287.
Anakiin, that they formerly existed, shown, Baldwin apples, 208.

Baratarias, real or imaginary, which most plea-
Angels providentially speak French, 178 - con sant, 202.

jectured to be skilled in all tongues, ib. Barnum, a great natural curiosity recommended
Anglo-Saxondom, its idea, what, 178.

to, 187.
Anglo-Saxon mask, 178.

Barrels, an inference from seeing, 208.
Anglo-Saxon race, 177.

Bartlett, Mr., mistaken, 243.
Anglo-Saxon verse, by whom carried to perfec Bâton Rouge, 203 — strange peculiarities of la-
tion, 175.

borers at, ib.
Anthony of Padua, Saint, happy in his hearers, Baxter, R., a saying of, 182.

Bay, Mattysqumscot, 207.
Antiquaries, Royal Society of Northern, 267. Bay State, singular effect produced on military
Antonius, a speech of, 183 — by whom best re officers by leaving it, 178.
ported, ib.

Beast, in Apocalypse, a loadstone for whom,
Apocalypse, beast in, magnetic to theologians, 196 — tenth horn of, applied to recent events,

Apollo, confessed mortal by his own oracle, Beaufort, 266.

Beauregard (real name Toutant), 246, 260.
Apollyon, his tragedies popular, 194.

Beaver Brook, 291.
Appian, an Alexandrian, not equal to Shake Beelzebub, his rigadoon, 191.
speare as an orator, 183.

Behmen, his letters not letters, 195.
Applause, popular, the summum bonum, 269. Behn, Mrs. Aphra, quoted, 255.
Ararat, ignorance of foreign tongues is an, 188. Bellers, a saloon-keeper, 204 - inhumanly re-
Arcadian background, 203.

fuses credit to a presidential candidate, 205.
Ar c'houskezik, an evil spirit, 254.
Ardennes, Wild Boar of, an ancestor of Rev. | Bentley, his heroic method with Milton, 268.
Mr. Wilbur, 236.

Bible, not composed for use of colored persons,
Aristocracy, British, their natural sympathies, 257.

Biglow, Ezekiel, his letter to Hon. J. T. Buck.
Aristophanes, 181.

ingham, 173 — never heard of any one named


esidential candidate.

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,
Biglow, Hosea, Esquire, excited by composi 240 — when payable (attention, British stock-

tion, 173 - a poem by, ib., 192 — his opinion holders !), 264.
of war, 174 - wanted at home by Nancy, 174 Boot-trees, productive, where, 201.
- recommends a forcible enlistment of war- Boston, people of, supposed educated, 177,
like editors, ib. — would not wonder, if gen note - has a good opinion of itself, 247.
erally agreed with, 175 - versities letter of Bowers, Mr. Arphaxad, an ingenious photo-
Mr. Sawin, 176 - a letter from, 176, 189 - graphic artist, 208.
his opinion of Mr. Sawin, 175 -- does not deny Brahmins, navel-contemplating, 194.
fun at Cornwallis, 176, note - his idea of Brains, poor substitute for, 248.
militia glory, 177, note - a pun of, 177, note Bread-trees, 201.
- is uncertain in regard to people of Boston, Bream, their only business, 243.
ib. — had never heard of Mr. John P. Robin- Brigadier-Generals in militia, devotion of, 183.
son, 179 - aliquid suflaminandus, 180 -- his Brigadiers, nursing ones, tendency in, to liter-
poems attributed to a Mr. Lowell, 181 – is ary composition, 237.
unskilled in Latin, ib. — his poetry maligned Brigitta, viridis, 284.
by some, 182 — his disinterestedness, ib. - his Britannia, her trident, 253.
deep share in common-weal, ib. - his claim Brotherhood, subsides after election, 272.
to the presidency, ib. — his mowing, ib, — re- Brown, Mr., engages in an unequal contest,
sents being called Whig, ib. - opposed to 191.
tariff, ib. - obstinate, ib. - infected with pe Browne, Sir T., a pious and wise sentiment of,
culiar notions, ib. — reports a speech, 183 - cited and commended, 175.
emulates historians of antiquity, ib. — his Brutus Four-Corners, 236.
character sketched from a hostile point of Buchanan, a wise and honest man, 259.
view, 188 -- a request of his complied with, Buckingham, Hon. J. T., editor of the Boston
191 - appointed at a public meeting in Jail Courier, letters to, 173, 175, 181, 189 - not
lam, 195 - confesses ignorance, in one minute afraid, 176.
particular, of propriety, ib. - his opinion of Buffalo, a plan hatched there, 205 - plaster, a
cocked hats, ib. – letter to, ib. — called prophecy in regard to, 206.
“Dear Sir," by a general, ib. - probably re- Buffaloes, herd of, probable influence of tracts
ceives saine compliment from two hundred
and nine, ib. — picks his apples, 208 - his Buli, John, prophetic allusion to, by Horace,
crop of Baldwins conjecturally large, ib. -- 244 -- his "Run," 247 — his mortgage, 250 -
his labors in writing autographs, 235 – visits unfortunate dip of, 265 - wool pulled over
the Judge and has a pleasant time, 243-1 his eyes, ib.
born in Middlesex County, 247 — his favorite Buncombe, in the other world supposed, 183–
walks, ib. — his gifted pen, 263 - born and mutual privilege in, 260.

75 - feels his gap start Bung, the eternal, thought to be loose, 174.
in spring, 276 — is at times unsocial, ib. - the Bungtown Fencibles, dinner of, 179.
school-house where he learned his a b c, ib. – Burke, Mr., his age of chivalry surpassed, 258.
falls asleep, 277 — his ancestor a Cromwellian Burleigh, Lord, quoted for something said in
colonel, ib. -- finds it harder to make up his | Latin long before, 255.
mind as he grows older, 278 -- wishes he could | Burns, Robert, a Scottish poet, 243.
write a song or two, 281 -- liable to moods, Bushy Brook, 256.
289 - loves nature and is loved in return, Butler, Bishop, 263.
290 - describes some favorite haunts of his, Butter in Irish bogs, 201.
290, 291 — his slain kindred, 291 - his speech
in March meeting, 291 -- does not reckon on
being sent to Congress, 293 - has no elo-
quence, ib. — his own reporter, 231 - never
abused the South, ib. -- advises Uncle Sam, C., General, commended for parts, 180 - for
ib. - is not Boston-mad, 295 - bids farewell, ubiquity, ib. — for consistency, ib. — for fidel-

ity, ib. — is in favor of war, ib. -- his curious
Billings, Dea. Cephas, 176.

valuation of principle, ib.
Billy, Extra, demagogus, 285.

Cabbage-heads, the, always in majority, 293.
Birch, virtue of, in instilling certain of the dead Cabinet, English, makes a blunder, 245.
languages, 201.

Cæsar, tribute to, 193 - his veni, via

i, vidi, vici,
Bird of our country sings hosanna, 177.

censured for undue prolixity, 197.
Bjarna Grímólfsson invents smoking, 268. Cainites, sect of, supposed still extant, 175.
Blind, to go it, 200.

Caleb, a monopoly of his denied, 176 - curious
Blitz pulls ribbons from his mouth, 177.

potions of, as to meaning of shelter," 178
Bluenose potatoes, smell of, eagerly desired, - his definition of Anglo-Saxon, ib. -charges

Mexicans (not with bayonets but) with im-
Bobolink, the, 276.

proprieties, ib.
Bobtail obtains a cardinal's hat, 17

Calhoun, Hon. J. C., his cow-bell curfew, light
Boggs, a Norman name, 258.

of the nineteenth century to be extinguished
Bogus Four-Corners Weekly Meridian, 269.

at sound of, 189- cannot let go apron-string
Bolles, Mr. Secondary, author of prize peace of the Past, ib. - his unsuccessful tilt at

essay, 176 - presents sword to Lieutenant Spirit of the Age, ib. -- the Sir Kay of mod-
Colonel, ib. a fluent orator, 177 - found to ern chivalry, ib. --- his anchor made of a
be in error, ib.

crooked pin, ib. — mentioned, 189-191.

Calyboosus, carcer, 286.

| Colman, Dr. Benjamin, anecdote of, 183.
Cambridge Platforin, use discovered for, 179. Colored folks, curious national diversion of kick-
Canaan in quarterly instalments, 269.

ing, 177.
Canary Islauds, 201.

Colquitt, a remark of, 190 - acquainted with
Candidate, presidential, letter from, 195 - some principles of aerostation, ib.

smells a rat, ib. against a bank, ib. - takes Columbia, District of, its peculiar climatic ef.
a revolving position, 196 -- opinion of pledges, fects, 184 — not certain that Martin is for
ib. — is a periwig, ib. -- fronts south by north, abolishing it, 205.
ib. - qualifications of, lessening, 197 - wood- | Columbiads, the true fifteen-inch ones, 271.
en leg (and head) useful to, 200.

Columbus, a Paul Pry of genius, 194 -- will per-
Cape Cod clergyinen, what, 179 - Sabbath haps be remembered, 267 — thought by some
breakers, perhaps, reproved by, ib.

to have discovered America, 296.
Captains, choice of, important, 294.

Columby, 204.
Carolina, foolish act of, 294.

Complete Letter-Writer, fatal gift of, 196.
Caroline, case of, 245.

Compostella, Saint James of, seen, 178.
Carpini, Father John de Plano, among the Tar Compromise system, the, illustrated, 270.
tars, 208.

Conciliation, its meaning, 281.
Cartier, Jacques, commendable zeal of, 208. Congress, singular consequence of getting into,
Cass, General, 190 - clearness of his merit, i 184 a stumbling-block, 200.

- limited popularity at “Bellers's," 204. Congressional debates found instructive, 188.
Castles, Spanish, comfortable accommodations | Constituents, useful for what, 185.
in, 202.

Constitution trampled on, 189 — to stand upon,
Cato, letters of, so called, suspended naso what, 195.
adunco, 195.

Convention, what, 185.
C. D., friends of, can hear of him, 194.

Convention, Springfield, 184.
Century, nineteenth, 259.

Coon, old, pleasure in skinning, 190.
Chalk egg, we are proud of incubation of, 194. Co-operation defined, 258.
Chamberlayne, Doctor, consolatory citation Coppers, caste in picking up of, 199.
from, 255.

Copres, a monk, his excellent method of argu-
Chance, an apothegm concerning, 237 — is im ing, 188.
patient, 279.

Corduroy-road, a novel one, 238.
Chaplain, a one-horse, stern-wheeled varie

Corner-stone, patent safety, 260.

Cornwallis, a, 176 --- acknowledged entertaining,
Chappelow on Job, & copy of, lost, 192.

ib. note.
Charles I., accident to his neck, 278.

Cotton loan, its imaginary nature, 240.
Charles II., his restoration, how brought about, | Cotton Mather, summoned as witness, 178.

Country, our, its boundaries more exactly de-
Cherubusco, news of, its effects on English roy fined, 181 - right or wrong, nonsense about,
alty, 187.

exposed, ib. — lawyers, sent providentially,
Chesterfield no letter-writer, 195.

ib. -- Earth's biggest, gets a soul, 283.
Chief Magistrate, dancing esteemed sinful by, Courier, the Boston, an unsafe print, 188.

Court, General, farmers sometimes attain seata
Children naturally speak Hebrew, 175.

in, 203.
China-tree, 201.

Court, Supreme, 200.
Chinese, whether they invented gunpowder be- Courts of law, English, their orthodoxy, 269.

fore the Christian era not considered, 179. Cousins, British, our ci-devant, 245.
Choate hired, 205.

Cow per, W., his letters commended, 195.
Christ shuffled into Apocrypha, 179- conjec Credit defined, 205.

tured to disapprove of slaughter and pillage, | Creditors all on Lincoln's side, 260.
180 - condemns a certain piece of barbarism, | Creed, a safe kind of, 200.

Crockett, a good rule of, 240.
Christianity, profession of, plebeian, whether, Cruden, Alexander, his Concordance, 236.

Crusade, first American, 178.
Christian soldiers, perhaps inconsistent, wheth Cuneiform script recommended, 197.
er, 183.

Curiosity distinguishes man from brutes, 191.
Cicero, 293 — an opinion of, disputed, 197. Currency, Ethiopian, inconveniences of, 240.
Cilley, Ensign, author of nefarious sentiment, Cynthia, her hide as a means of conversion,

Cimer lectularius, 177.
Cincinnati, old, law and order party of, 273.
Cincinnatus, a stock character in modern com-
edy, 203.

Dædalus first taught men to sit on fences, 256.
Civilization, progress of, an alias, 192 — rides Daniel in the lion's den, 239.
upon & powder-cart, 195.

Darkies dread freedom, 260.
Clergymen, their ill husbandry, 192 - their Davis, Captain Isaac, finds out something to his

place in processions, 203 - some, cruelly advantage, 247.
banished for the soundness of their lungs, Davis, Jefferson (a new species of martyr), has

the latest ideas on all subjects, 240 — supe-
Clotho, a Grecian lady, 280.

rior in financiering to patriarch Jacob, ib. --
Cocked-hat, advantages of being knocked into, is some, 259 - carries Constitution in his hat,

260 - knows how to deal with his Congress,
College of Cardinals, a strange one, 179.

ib. - astonished at his own piety, 264 -


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