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Snaked, crawled like a snake; Tu, to, too; commonly has this

but to snake any one out is sound when used emphaticalto track him to his hiding- ly, or at the end of a senplace; to snake a thing out tence. At other times it has is to snatch it out.

the sound of t in tough, as, Soffies, sofas.

Ware ye goin' tu? Goin ta Sogerin', soldiering; a bar- Boston.

barous amusement common
among men in the savage

Som'ers, somewhere.
So'st, so as that.

Ugly, ill-tempered, intractable. Sot, set, obstinate, resolute. Uncle Sam, United States; the Spiles, spoils ; objects of political largest boaster of liberty and ambition.

owner of slaves. Spry, active.

Unrizzest, applied to dough or Staddles, stout stakes driven bread; heavy, most unrisen,

into the salt marshes, on or most 'incapable of rising. which the hay-ricks are set, and thus raised out of the reach of high tides.

V. Streaked, uncomfortable, discomfited.

V-spot, a five-dollar bill.
Suckle, circle.

Vally, value.
Sutthin', something.
Suttin, certain.

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Wake snakes, to get into trouble. Take on, to sorrow.

Wal, well; spoken with great Talents, talons.

deliberation, and sometimes Taters, potatoes.

with the a very much flatTell, till.

tened, sometimes (but more Tetch, touch.

seldom) very much broadTetch tu, to be able : used al- ened.

ways after a negative in this Wannut, walnut, (hickory.) sense.

Ware, where. Tollable, tolerable.

Ware, were. Toot, used derisively for playing Whopper, an uncommonly large

on any wind instrument. lie; as, that General Taylor Thru, through.

is in favor of the Wilmot Thundering, a euphemism com- Proviso.

mon in New England, for the Wig, Whig; a party now disprofane English expression solved. devilish. Perhaps derived Wunt, will not. from the belief, common for- Wus, worse. merly, that thunder was Wut, what. caused by the Prince of the Wuth, worth ; as, Antislarery Air, for some of whose ac- perfessions 'fore 'lection aint complishments consult Cot- wuth a Bungtown copper. ton Mather.

Wuz, was, sometimes were.



Yaller, yellow.
Yeller, yellow.
Yellers, a disease of peach-


Zach, Ole, a second Washington,

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


as is




Antonius, a speech of, 181-by

whom best reported, ib.
A. B., information wanted con- Apocalypse, beast in, magnetic
cerning, 216.

to theologians, 222.
Adam, eldest son of, respected, Apollo, confessed mortal by bis

own oracle, 222.
Æneas goes to hell, 238.

Apollyon, his tragedies popular,
Æolus, a seller of money,

supposed by some, 239. Appian, an Alexandrian, not
Æschylus, a saying of. 191, equal to Shakspeare as an

orator, 181.
Alligator, a decent one conjec- Ararat, ignorance of foreign
tured to be, in some sort, hu-

tongues is 193.
mane, 255.

Arcadian background, 243.
Alphonso the Sixth of Portu- Aristophanes, 175.

gal, tyrannical act of, 258. Arms, profession of, once es-
Ambrose, Saint, excellent (but teemed, especially that of

rationalistic) sentiment of, gentlemen, 154.

Arnold, 183.
« American Citizen," new com- Ashland, 243.
post so called, 241.

Astor, Jacob, a rich man, 230.
American Eagle,

Astræa, nineteenth century for-
of inspiration, 185—hitherto saken by, 240.
wrongly classed, 191—long Athenians, ancient, an institu-
bill of, 192


tion of, 182.
Amos, cited, 176.

Atherton, Senator, envies the
Anakim, that they formerly loon, 201.
existed, shown, 259.

Austin, St., profane wish of,
Angels, providentially speak 184, note.

French, 165-conjectured to Aye-Aye, the, an African ani-

be skilled in all tongues, ib. mal, America supposed to be
Anglo-Saxondom, its idea, what, settled by, 167.

Anglo-Saxon mask. 163.

Anglo-Saxon race, 160.
Auglo-Saxon verse, by whom Babel, probably the first Con-
carried to perfection, 155.

199—a gabble-mill, ib.



Baby, a low-priced one, 235. son, 169—aliquid suffiami-
Bagowind, Hon. Mr., whether nandus, 170—his poems at-
to be damned, 203.

tributed to a Mr. Lowell, 174
Baldwin apples, 259.

-is unskilled in Latin, 175-
Baratarias, real or imaginary, his poetry maligned by some,

which most pleasant, 240. ib.-his disinterestedness, ib.
Barnum, a great natural cu- -his deep share in common-

riosity recommended to, 189. weal, 176—his claim to the
Barrels, an inference from see- presidency, ib.-his mowing,
ing, 259.

ib. —resents being called
Baton Rouge, 243-strange pe- Whig, 177-opposed to tariff,

culiarities of laborers at, 244. ib.-obstinate, ib.-infected
Baxter, R., a saying of, 177. with peculiar notions, ib.
Bay, Mattysqumscot, 254. reports a speech, 181-emu-
Bay State, singular effect pro- lates historians of antiquity,

duced on military officers by ib.-his character sketched
leaving it, 164.

from a hostile point of view,
Beast, in Apocalypse, a load- 192-a request of his com-
stone for whom, 222.

plied with, 205-appointed at
Beelzebub, his rigadoon, 201. a public meeting in Jaalam,
Behmen, his letters not letters, 217-confesses ignorance, in

one minute particular, of
Bellers, a saloon-keeper, 248 propriety, ib.-his opinion of

-inhumanly refuses credit cocked hats, ib.-letter to,
to a presidential candidate, ib.-called Dear Sir," by

a general, ib.-probably re-
Biglow, Ezekiel, his letter to ceives same compliment from

Hon. J. T. Buckingham, 147 two hundred and nine, ib.
-never heard of any one picks his apples, 259_his
named Mundishes, 148

crop of Baldwins conjectu-
nearly fourscore years old, ib. rally large, ib.

-his aunt Keziah, a notable Billings, Dea. Cephas, 158.
saying of, 149.

Birch, virtue of, in instilling
Biglow, Hosea, excited by com- certain of the dead languages,
position, 148--a poem by, 149,

207-his opinion of war, 150 Bird of our country sings ho-
--wanted at home by Nancy,
152-recommends a forcible Blind, to go it, 235.
enlistment of warlike editors, Blitz, pulls ribbons from his
ib.---would not wonder, if

mouth, 160.
generally agreed with, ib. Bluenose potatoes, smell of,
versifies letter of Mr. Sawin, eagerly desired, 161.
155—a letter from, 156, 198 Bobtail obtains a cardinal's
-his opinion of Mr. Sawin,

hat, 168.
157-does not deny fun at Bolles, Mr. Secondary, author
Cornwallis, 158, note-his. of prize peace essay, 159-
idea of militia glory, 160, note presents sword to Lieutenant-
-a pun of, 161, note-is un- Colonel, ib.-a fluent orator,
certain in regard to people

ib.—found to be in error,
of Boston, ib.-had never 161.
heard of Mr. John P. Robin- | Bonaparte, N., a usurper, 222.

sanna, 160.

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