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The Daily Dispatch: December 13, 1862., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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Seeking religion under Difficulties. Michael Tupper was the wickedest man in all Shockley's Bend, by at least a length.--There was no deviltry that he was not up to and into, and no frolic that he did not manage to have a finger in. Whether it was drinking, fighting, gambling, or any other amusement, he was a scholar, and he who went ahead of him at either game had to rise very early in the morning. There was a logrolling at old Squire Templar's, and, after the work was done, the crowd adjourned to the spring for "refreshments"--one of a two-gallon jug. Seating himself on the ground, with the jug between his knees and arm cup in his hand, Mike looked around very solemnly and remarked: "Boys, I cum mighty nigh getting religion once!" The "boys," who well knew Mike's character for ungodliness, shouted at the remark, and the grave manner in which it was delivered. "You needn't larf, drot ye!" he growled, "It's a fact, drot of it ain't! "Tell us about it, Mik