Quodlibet by John Pendleton Kennedy


John Pendleton Kennedy
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  • ISBN
    9780217745352 / 0217745350
  • Title Quodlibet
  • Author John Pendleton Kennedy
  • Format
  • Year 2010
  • Pages 70
  • Publisher
  • Imprint Rarebooksclub.com
  • Language English
  • Dimensions 152mm x 9mm x 229mm


This is an OCR edition without illustrations or index. It may have numerous typos or missing text. However, purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original rare book from GeneralBooksClub.com. You can also preview excerpts from the book there. Purchasers are also entitled to a free trial membership in the General Books Club where they can select from more than a million books without charge. Original Published by: J. B. Lippincott & co. in 1860 in 276 pages; Subjects: Fiction / General; Fiction / Classics; Fiction / Literary; Literary Criticism / American / General;

Publisher Description

This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1860. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Theodore Fog —Attorney-at-Law. At one time Director ot the bank, but compelled to resign on account of his habits. Independent candidate against Agamemnon Flag—member of the Legislature—a distinguished popular orator, and original founder of that branch of the New Lights known by the name of the True Grits. Dr. Thomas G. Winkelman.—Druggist, and soda-water pavilion keeper, physician in ordinary to the True Grits, and a man of great influence in that sect. Coroner of the county, contractor for the supply of medicines to the Almshouse, and ready to take any other office which might be vacant. Nimrod Porter —Bar-keeper at The Hero, fond of betting, famous for trotting horses. A True Grit, but well inclined to the Mandarins. Eliphalet Fox.—Formerly editor of “The Gabwrangle Grimalkin,” but, through the influence of Mr. Flam, transferred to “The Quodlibet Whole Hog,”—an expectant of the Marshal's place, but disappointed. The Orderly of the True Grits. Dabbs.—His Compositor. Neal Hopper.—The Miller in Christy M'Curdy's mill. Samuel Pivot.—The County Assessor. Thomas Crop.—Constable of the Borough and an aspirant to the Sheriffalty. William Goodlack.—Merchant Tailor and seller of ready-made clothes. Magnus Morehead.—Shoemaker, and looking to be made clerk to the Marshal in place of Washington Cutbush. Simpson Travers.—Keeper of the Refectory at the lower end of the Canal Basin, and expecting to have the exclusive supply of liquors to the* Recruiting Station. Sandy Buttercrop.—Express rider, message carrier, baggage porter, and of sundry other accidental occupations—promised the place of Corney Dust, Marshal's porter. Flan Sucker.—A distinguished loafer, a great admirer of Theodore Fog, and a regular attendant on public meetings. Ben Inky, 1 Jeff Drinke...

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