Josh Billings visits the new Skating Pond, and witnesses a rather interesting accident, which he describes as "a living lovely mass ov disastrous skirt and tapring ankle. I was originally created cluss to the Connektikut line, in Nu England, whare the game ov 7 up, or old sledge, was born, and exists now in awl its pristine virginity.
I'll try anything once. I don't beleave a tomater will keep a man enny more helthy than red clover will, but i am just like evry body else, i wanted tew git sum better than i waz, and i went to skool to the tomato, and have got learnt how tew eat them, if they are filled with salt and pepper, and soaked well in good sider vinegar.
I am not prepared tew call deference always a virtue, bekause it may exist, and only be an art, or stratagem. He is alwus a-hunting for sumthing that he don't expeckt tew find, and after he haz found it then he iz mad bekauze he haz.
He gazeth at the red lightning with joy, when it gasheth the heavens; but the scales ov his back lift up in horrer when old Baxter files up his wood-saw. I am not prepared to say that I would like to see these things dun away with, for sumthing wuss might spring up in the place ov them; they seem tew be necessary in carrying on a trade in which judgment has to yield to fancy, and fancy is too often forced to yield to nonsense.
If you want tew beat a man out ov his opinyun, let him hav his own way till you cum tew the forks in the road, then you kan take him jist which road you please. Now it means you're pretty sexy and you're taking your time deciding how you want your life to be and who you want to spend it with.
It don't appear tew me that envy kan pay well, for those whom we envy most are alwus envying somebody else. I kant giv yu enny posatiff rule to be a game fisher.
Too Big. By Jonathan Borge Updated Jun 06, pm. I forgot tew say that thare was two yoke ov oxens on the ground, beside sevral yokes ov sheep and a pile ov carrots, and some worsted work, but they didn't seem to attrakt enny simpathy.
The Hon. Az one ov the angells, more sudden than all the rest, cum flying down the trak, 3 lengths ahed ov her male angell, awl eyes ware gorging with her heavenly bust ov speed; she seemed tew hav cut luce from earth, and waz bound South, for the Cape ov Good Hope, when awl tew onst, with gorgous swoop terriffick, down-crumbling into a limpid heap she went with squeak terriffick, a living lovely mass ov disastrous skirt and tapring ankle.
But it won't do to believe awl that Jenkins sez; he has lied so consekutive for the last 15 years, that hiz front teeth hav awl decayed out.
A musketo will fight you in broad dalite, at short range, and giv you a chance tew knock in hiz sides—the flea iz a game bugg, and will make a dash at you even in Broadway—but the bed-bugg iz a garroter, who waits till you strip, and then picks out a mellow place tew eat you.
He rides on the box, once in a while, with the driver, and noboddy thinks ov asking him for hiz stage fare. The great tiger ov the place iz the hi rock spring; this now flows over its conical summit, something that it haz not done before for years, and besides being a good artickle ov physick, is probably the greatest natral curiousness this side ov the temple of Solomon, his wives and good-looking collaterals inkluded.
I'm never dating again. She has an extensive collection of designer clothes — most from her favorites: Saks Fifth Avenue, Bergdorf Goodman, and Barneys.