Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Duff Green” in chapter 57 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:
... in a respectful manner, said the Admiral, the President will see you; but throw away that cord of wood you have in your hand before entering the President's presence.
How long is it, inquired Duff Green , since Abraham Lincoln took to aping royalty?
Man clothed in a little brief authority cuts such fantastic capers before high heaven as make the angels weep.
I expect airs from a naval officer, bu...
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