''Swingin Round the Cirkle.''

His Ideas Of Men, Politics, And Things, As Set Forth In His Letters To The Public Press, During The Year 1866.

Author: Petroleum V. Nasby (David Ross Locke)
Published: 1867
Language: English
Wordcount: 58,559 / 170 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 71.1
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 3,349
Added to site: 2005.12.06
mnybks.net#: 11389
Genre: Humor
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l in the Yoonited States. There's so many Congressmen here who resemble me, that I hev no difficulty in passin for one, two-thirds uv the time.

Yesterday I met, in the readin-room uv Willard's, Ginral MacStinger, of South Karliny. The Ginral is here on the same bizness most uv the Southern men hev in this classic city, that uv prokoorin a pardon, wich he hed prokoored, and wuz gittin ready to go home and accept the nominashen for Congress in his deestrick.

The Ginral wuz gloomy. Things didn't soot him, he observed, and he wuz afeerd that the country wuz on the high road to rooin. He hed bin absent from the Yoonited States suthin over four yeers, wich time he hed spent in the southern confederacy. When he went out the Constooshnel Dimocrisy hed some rites wich wuz respected. On his return wat did he see? The power in the hands uv Radikals, Ablishnism in the majority everywhere, a ex-tailor President,--a state uv affairs disgustin in the extreme to the highly sensitive Southern mind. He had accepted a par

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