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Ablishn Ablishnists adoo afore agin alluz becoz bein biznis bleeve Bookannon bowils brethrin Church uv commenst Constooshn cood cuss Dimekratik Dimekratik party Dimekrats Dimokrasy draft dreem enny enuff evry Fernandywood follerin frends frum Gefferson givin goin grate guverment heerd hev bin hevin hisself ijee instid uv jine Lait Paster uv last nite Linkin long ez maik menny Micklellan mite moar munny nacher Nasby never nigger nite Noo Dispensashun Noo York Oberlin orfisers Paster uv sed peece peeple peese Petroleum pint reseevd rite rool Saint's Rest sech settry shood slaivry soljers Sowth sperit Stait uv Noo Suthern Suthrin taik ther wuz thow thro tickit Troo trooly uther uv coarse uv sed Church uv the Church uv the Noo uv wich Vallandigum vote wantid wher whisky wich wuz wood hev woodent wun uv wunst yeers yoo hev yoor
Page 306 - The war wuz over. The game wuz up when Richmond wuz evacuated. Why kill Linkin then '? For revenge ? Revenge is a costly luxury — a party so near bankrupt ez the Dimokrasy cannot afford to indulge in it. The wise man hez no sich word ez revenge in his dictionary — the fool barters his hope for it. Didst think that Linkin's...
Page 407 - Jersey may be dependid on. The few Ablishnists we hev, hev gone so far into spellin-books and grammars, that their talk is all Greek to our voters, and so they are safe from, their contaminatin appeals. She expects every State to do its dooty. She is lonesome, and wants company. She stretches out her hands appealinly to her sisters, and sez, in winnin tones, " Jine me !
Page 306 - Linkin's death wood help the South? Linkin's hand wuz velvet— Johnson's may be, to the eye, but to the feel it will be found iron. Where Linkin switched, Johnson will flay. Where Linkin banished, Johnson will hang. Davis wuz shocked when he heard it — so wuz I, and, in common with all troo Dimekrats, I weep. PETROLEUM V. NASBY. Lait Paster uv the Church uv the Noo Dispensashun.
Page 52 - I see in the papers last nite that the Government hez institooted a draft, and that in a few weeks sum hundreds uv thousands uv peeceable citizens will be dragged to the tented field. I know not wat uthers may do, but ez for me, I cant go.
Page 129 - I am a Ohio Dimekrat," says I, "who hez repoodiatid Vallandigum, " " Before or since the elecshen, did yoorepoodiatehim?" sez he. " Sinse, " retortid I. " I thot so, " sed he. " I would hev dun it, too, hed I bin you, " continnered he with a goriller-like grin. "We air now in favor uv a wiggerus prosecushen uv the war, and we want you to so alter yoor polisy that we kin act with you corjelly, " sez I. "Say on,
Page 17 - No, I have not,' was the answer. 'Who is Nasby?' 'There is a chap out in Ohio,' returned the President, 'who has been writing a series of letters in the newspapers over the signature of Petroleum V.
Page 352 - No payin a debt incurred ill a nigger war ! " " Protect us from nigger equality! " and sich other precepts ez cum within range uv the Dimekratik intellek, and go in and win. May the Lord hasten the day. PETROLEUM V. NASBY, Lait Paster uv the Church uv the Noo Dispensashun.
Page 56 - A few slavish Kanajens who set there laft. The landlord required a months pay in advance, and a further deposit uv 25 cents per eggsile, as sekoority fer the pewter spoons, wich we hev at table. To cap the climacks, last nite a big nigger was put into each uv our rooms, and we were forced to sleep with em, or okkepy the floor, wich I did.
Page 17 - There is a chap out in Ohio," returned the President, 'who has been writing a series of letters in the newspapers over the signature of Petroleum V. Nasby. Some one sent me a pamphlet collection of them the other day. I am going to write to "Petroleum...
Page 17 - In a corner of his desk he kept a copy of the latest humorous work ; and it was frequently his habit, when greatly .fatigued, annoyed, or depressed, to take this up and read a chapter, with great relief. The Saturday evening before he left Washington to go to the front, just previous to the capture of Richmond, I was with him from seven o'clock till nearly twelve.