Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Dick Swiveller” in article 19 of The Daily Dispatch: November 8, 1861., [Electronic resource]:
... let them alone, and they will whip themselves as effectually as we could do it.
My concluding paragraph is apologetic, Having but a small stock of facts on hand, I am forced to husband them as Dick Swiveller did his similies.
They are too precious to waste.
A few everyday or two will not surfeit the public and I shall endeavor to deal them out as carefully as possible.
Lest there be fears of runnin...
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