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" His hair, in front, was well loaded with pomatum, frizzled, or craped, and powdered ; the ear-locks had undergone the same process; behind, his natural hair was augmented by the addition of a large queue (called, vulgarly, the false tail), which, enrolled... "
Joseph Dennie: Editor of "The Port Folio" and Author of "The Lay Preacher". - Page 30
by William Warland Clapp - 1880 - 41 pages
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Specimens of newspaper literature

Joseph Tinker Buckingham - 1850
...(called, vulgarly, the false tail,') which, enrolled in some yards of black ribband, reached half way down his back. Thus accommodated, the Lay Preacher...apprentices was pleasant and instructive. His deportment towards them was marked with great urbanity and gentleness. Being the youngest apprentice, — in vulgar...
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The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries, Volume 17

John Austin Stevens, Benjamin Franklin DeCosta, Henry Phelps Johnston, Martha Joanna Lamb, Nathan Gillett Pond - United States - 1887
...some yards of black ribband, reached half way down his back. . . . Among his familiar acquaintances, and in the company of literary men, Dennie must have been a delightful and fascinating companion." JOSEPH DHNNIE. [Engraved through the courtesy of Dr. The Farmer 's Weekly Museum was first called the...
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A Library of American Literature...

Stedman, Edmund C. and Hutchinson Ellen M. - 1888
...eye, as life-like and sprightly as if it were but yesterday that I saw the reality. Among his famihar acquaintance, and in the company of literary men,...apprentices was pleasant and instructive. His deportment towards them was marked with great urbanity and gentleness. Being the youngest apprentice,—in vulgar...
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Joseph Dennie and His Circle: A Study in American Literature from ..., Issue 3

Milton Ellis - American literature - 1915 - 285 pages
...process; behind, his natural hair was augmented by the addition of a large queue (called, vulgarly, the false tail), which, enrolled in some yards of...marked with great urbanity and gentleness. Being the younger apprentice, — in vulgar phrase, the printer's devil, — it was my lot to call upon him for...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 27

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1850
...Preacher stands before my mind's eye, as life-like and sprightly as if it were but yesterday that 1 saw the reality. Among his familiar acquaintance,...deportment toward them was marked with great urbanity and gemleness. Being the youngest apprentice — in vulgar phrase, the printer's devil — it was my lot...
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