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" Pharaoh's people, when they were resisting old Moses, never enjoyed the curse of lice more than we did. The boys would frequently have a louse race. There was one fellow who was winning all the money; his lice would run quicker and crawl faster than anybody's... "
1861 Vs. 1862: "Co. Aytch", Maury Grays, First Tennessee Regiment; Or, A ... - Page 46
by Samuel R. Watkins - 1882 - 236 pages
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"Co. Aytch": Maury Grays, First Tennessee Regiment, Or, a Side Show of the ...

Samuel R. Watkins - United States - 1900 - 223 pages
...and always win TUPELO'. 45 the stake. The lice were placed in plates—this was the race course—and the first that crawled off was the winner. At last...ignorance is bliss 'tis folly to be wise," said Billy. "Why, there is one crawling on your bosom now." Billy took him and put him back in his bosom and said...
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A Civil War Treasury of Tales, Legends and Folklore

Benjamin Albert Botkin - History - 2000 - 625 pages
...one fellow who was winning all the money; his lice would run quicker and crawl faster than anybody's lice. We could not understand it. If some fellow happened...found out D.'s trick; he always heated his plate. — SAM R. WATKINS The Joint-Stock Frying-Pan Company Cedar Mí., Va., Saturday, August 9, 1862 THE...
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Co. Aytch: A Confederate Memoir of the Civil War

Sam R. Watkins - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 256 pages
A classic Civil War memoir, Co. Aytch is the work of a natural storyteller who balances the horror of war with an irrepressible sense of humor and a sharp eye for the lighter ...
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