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"Doctor," said Frederick Reynolds, the dramatist, to Dr. Baillie, the celebrated physician, "don't you think I write too much for my nervous system?" "No, I don't," said Dr. Baillie, "but I think you write too much for your reputation." A gentleman, while in church, intending to scratch his head, in a mental absence reached over into another pew and scratched the head of an old maid. He discovered his mistake when she sued him for breach of promise of marriage. A Bremen journal contains the following advertisement: "A young gentleman on the point of getting married, is desirous of meeting a man of experience who will dissuade him from such a step." Old Abe put a chip on his hat, at Sumter Gen. Beauregard knocked it off, and, so the war began.
Interesting from Texas. Galveston, May 16th. --This city is thoroughly fortified. The U. S. officers arrested by Col. Van Dorn have been released on parole. It is believed that Cortinas, the Mexican bandit, is engaged in an extensive raid upon the Rio Grande. Fort Brown is well protected. Capt. Reynolds, the Federal Quartermaster at San Antonio, has resigned.