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e in these times was Georgia scenes (1835), a series of inimitable and clear—cut pictures of the rude life of the South-east, by Augustus Baldwin Longstreet (1790– 1870). Longstreet, who was the son of a prominent inventor, graduated at Yale, and won distinction as lawyer, judge, newspaper editor, Methodist minister, and president dialect in literature.
Tennessee is represented in this period by George Washington Harris, Sut Lovengood (1814-69); and Kentucky by George Denison Prentice (1802-70), who came from Connecticut in 1830 and made The Louisville journal a powerful Whig organ as well as a repository for the widely quoted epigrammatic paragraphs whic.
He was not one to write humorously merely to amuse.
He took delight in ridiculing humbug, quackery, and falsity of all kinds.
His burlesque Farmers' Allminax (1870-80) were exceedingly popular.
Locke was born in New York State and became in turn journeyman printer, reporter, and editor in an Ohio town only a few miles west