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--Henry Winter Davis is thus done up by the Nashville Banner:

Davis was considered, while in Congress, one of the most talented, and certainly the most indecent member, next to Sickles. He is essentially a vivid illustration of rowdyism; civilized by training and education, without being Christianized in principle. Of a mind vulgar by nature, but large and capable, he has contrived to scoop up, like a sponge; both the lustre and the dirt of life. He has a singular knack of excelling among a band of rioters, and appearing thereafter with success in the drawing room. At a distance he is a handsome man. Although full five-and-forty years of age, he would pass for a man of five-and-twenty. He has a keen; penetrating grey eye, a head of dark; curling hair, a pale, effeminate-complexion. (some what of a brunette if he were a woman,) with a moustache prettily trimmed, with a view to the appearance of his mouth white speaking. He is vain to excess; Unlike most of the ‘"b'hoys,it he does not dress " ’ flashy. He is; all in all, a singular specimen of the vagabond-and man of genius combined,

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