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Punchinello, vol 1, no. 12 (June 18,1870)

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1870
Language: English
Wordcount: 13,577 / 49 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 64.3
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 419
mnybks.net#: 325
Genre: Periodical
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f the many employing it to fill-out a showy book-case--then the newest and most American Cyclopędist in Bumsteadville is Judge SWEENEY.

[Footnote: Mr. SAPBEA, the original of this character In Mr. DICKENS' romance, is an auctioneer. The present Adapter can think of no nearer American equivalent, in the way of a person at once resident in a suburb and who sells to the highest bidder, than a supposable member of the New York judiciary.]

It is Judge SWEENEY'S pleasure to found himself upon Father DEAN, whom he greatly resembles in the intellectual details of much forehead, stomach, and shirt-collar. When upon the bench in the city, even, granting an injunction in favor of some railroad company in which he owns a little stock, he frequently intones his accompanying remarks with an ecclesiastical solemnity eminently calculated to suppress every possible tendency to levity in the assembled lawyers; and his discharge from arrest of any foreign gentleman brought before him for illegal voting, has often been fou

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