Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Mr. Petigru” in chapter 1.5 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25.:
...orld, and to long for quiet and repose.
The drift of opinion and the force of example in this country, perhaps, tend to sustain this better view, while in England the opposite is the case.
Again, Mr. Petigru excelled as a conversationalist.
He was noted for his wit and repartee, and many of his bright sayings have been handed down to us and pass current yet, no doubt considerably exaggerated.
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