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The Daily Dispatch: December 13, 1862., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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no doubt of it. Old age, hard times, an' hard drink has nilly made a Christian of me, though, drot of they haint! But when I was young, over in Walton county, Jorgy, thar warn't a man, boy, nor nigger, in the settlement that could smell my track at rascality an' gin' ral wickedness. I was the terror of chil'un, the pest of men, an the bomination of female wimmin. The old men made me the pint of all thar leeturs to thar boys, telling 'em of they didn't mind they'd be as mean as Murrel, Mike Tupper, or the devil. The old wimmin pinted me out to thar gals as an institution of onmixed villainy, an' them as had young chil'un, threatened 'em wi' me of they got anyways rambunctions.--Little chaps would run under the bed when they seed me a cummin', as of I war a grand carryvan, an' even the dogs refused to bark at me! Ah! I war a hard case, an' no mistake in the ticket! "Well, while I war thus making myself a name among the inhabitants of the yearth, thar happened a big, double-ji