his poetry

Baby, a low-priced one, 214.
Bacon, his rebellion, 276.
Bacon, Lord, quoted, 276.
Bagowind, Hon. Mr., whether to be

damned, 203.
Balcom, Elder Joash Q., 2d, founds a

Baptist society in Jaalam, A. D. 1830,

Baldwin apples, 222.
Baratarias, real or imaginary, which

most pleasant, 215.
Barnum, a great natural curiosity rec-

ommended to, 198.
Barrels, an inference from seeing, 222.
Bartlett, Mr., mistaken, 262.
Bâton Rouge, 216 — strange peculiari-

ties of laborers at, ib.
Baxter, R., a saying of, 193.
Bay, Mattysqumscot, 220.
Bay State, singular effect produced on

military officers by leaving it, 189.
Beast, in Apocalypse, a loadstone for

whom, 209– tenth horn of, applied

to recent events, 303.
Beaufort, 287
Beauregard (real name Toutant), 266,

Beaver, brook, 316.
Beelzebub, his rigadoon, 202.
Behmen, his letters not letters, 207.
Behn, Mr. Aphra, quoted, 276.
Bellers, a saloon-keeper, 218 — inhu-

manly refuses credit to a presidential

candidate, ib.
Belmont. See Woods.
Bentley, his heroic method with Mil-

ton, 290.
Bible, not composed for use of colored

persons, 278.
Biglow, Ezekiel, his letter to Hon. J.
T. Buckingham, 183

- never heard
of any one named Mundishes, ib.
nearly fourscore years old, ib. - his
aunt Keziah, a notable saying of, ib.
Biglow, Hosea, Esquire, excited by

composition, 183 --a poem by, ib., 204
- his opinion of war, 184 — wanted at
home by Nancy, 184

a forcible enlistment of warlike edi-
tors, ib. — would not wonder, if gene-
rally agreed with, ib. — versifies letter
of Mr. Sawin, 185– a letter from,
186, 201 - his opinion of Mr. Sawin,
786 - does not deny fun at Cornwal-

lis, ib. note - - his idea of militia glory,
187, note - a pun of, 188, note - is
uncertain in regard to people of Bos-
ton, ib. — had never heard of Mr.
John P. Robinson, 190 — - aliquid
sufflaminandus, ib. — his poems at.
tributed to a Mr. Lowell, 192— is
unskilled in Latin, ib.
maligned by some, ib. — his disinter-
estedness, ib. his deep share in
common-weal, 193- his claim to the
presidency, ib. his mowing, ib. —
resents being called Whig, ib. op-
posed to tariff, ib. — obstinate, ib.
infected with peculiar notions, ib.
reports a speech, 194-emulates his-
torians of antiquity, ib. — his charac-
ter sketched from a hostile point of
view, 199— a request of his complied
with, 203 – appointed at a public
meeting in Jaalam, 207 - confesses
ignorance, in one minute particular,
of propriety, ib. - his opinion of
cocked hats, ib. - letter to, ib. -
called “Dear Sir,” by a general, ib.
– probably receives same compli-
ment from two hundred and nine, ib.
picks his apples, 222 — his


Baldwins conjecturally large, ib.
his labors in writing autographs, 253
- visits the Judge and has a pleasant
time, 262 — born in Middlesex Coun-
tỵ, 267 - his favorite walks, ib. - his
gifted pen, 285 — born and bred in
the country, 297 — feels his sap start
in spring, 298 - is at times unsocial,
299 — the school-house where he
learned his a-b-c, ib. — falls asleep,
300 — his ancestor a Cromwellian
colonel, ib. - finds it harder to make
up his mind as he grows older, 301
wishes he could write a song or two,
305 — liable to moods, 315 - loves
nature and is loved in return, ib.
describes some favorite haunts of his
315, 316 — his slain kindred, 316-
his speech in March meeting, 317–
does not reckon on being sent to
Congress, 318 — has no eloquence,
ib. — his own reporter, 319- never
abused the South, 320 — advise Un
cle Sam, ib. — is not Boston-mad,

321 – bids farewell, 326.
Billings, Dea. Cephas, 186.

Bull, John, prophetic allusion to by

Horace, 264 -- his “Run,” 267
his mortgage, 271 – unfortunate dip
of, 286 — wool pulled over his eyes,

Buncombe, in the other world sup-

posed, 195 — mutual privilege in,

Bung, the eternal, thought to be loose,

Bungtown Fencibles, dinner of, 190.
Burke, Mr., his age of chivalry sur-

passed, 279.
Burleigh, Lord, quoted for something

said in Latin long before, 276.
Burns, Robert, a Scottish poet, 262.
Bushy Brook, 277.
Butler, Bishop, 284.
Butter in Irish bogs, 214.

Billy, Extra, deriagogus, 309.
Birch, virtue of, in instilling certain of

the dead languages, 214;
Bird of our country sings hosanna, 187.
Bjarna Grímólfsson invents smoking,

Blind, to go it, 213.
Blitz pulls ribbons from his mouth, 187.
Bluenose potatoes, smell of, eagerly

desired, 187.
Bobolink, the, 298.
Bobtail obtains a cardinal's hat, 190.
Boggs, a Norman name, 279.
Bogus Four-Corners Weekly Meridian,

Bolíes, Mr. Secondary, author of prize
peace essay, 187 — presents sword to
Lieutenant Colonel, ib. - a fluent
orator, ib. - found to be in error,

Bonaparte, N., a usurper, 209.
Bonds, Confederate, their specie basis

cutlery, 259 — when payable, (atten-

tion, British stockholders !) 286.
Boot-trees, productive, where, 214.
Boston, people of, supposed educated,

188, note — has a good opinion of

itself, 267, 268.
Bowers, Mr. Arphaxad, an ingenious

photographic artist, 290.
Brahmins, navel-contemplating, 206.
Brains, poor substitute for, 268.
Bread-trees, 214:
Bream, their only business, 263.
Brigadier-Generals in militia, devotion
Brigadiers, nursing ones, tendency in

to literary composition, 256.
Brigitta, viridis, 308.
Britannia, her trident, 273.
Brotherhood, subsides after election,

Brown, Mr., engages in an unequal

contest, 203
Browne, Sir T., a pious and wise senti-

ment of, cited and commended, 186.
Brutus Four-Corners, 254.
Buchanan, a wise and honest man, 280.
Buckingham, Hon. J. T., editor of the

Boston Courier, letters to, 183, 185,

192, 201 - not afraid, 186.
Buffalo, a plan hatched there, 219-

plaster, a prophecy in regard to, ib.
Buffaloes, herd of, probable influence

of tracts upon, 305.


of, 194.

C., General, commended for parts, 191

- for ubiquity, ib. - for consistency,
ib. — for fidelity, ib. -is in favor of
war, ib. — his curious valuation of
principle, ib.
Cabbage-heads, the, always in majority,

Cabinet, English, makes a blunder,

Cæsar, tribute to, 205 — his veni, vidi,

vici, censured for undue prolixity,
Cainites, sect of, supposed still extant,

Caleb, a monopoly of his denied, 187

of “shelter," 188 - his definition of
Anglo-Saxon, ib. — charges Mexi-
cans (not with bayonets but) with im-
proprieties, ib.
Calhoun, Hon. J. C., his cow-bell cur-

few, light of the nineteenth century
to be extinguished at sound of, 200 –
cannot let go apron-string of the Past,
201— his unsuccessful tilt at Spirit
of the Age, ib. the Sir Kay of mod-
ern chivalry, ib. — his anchor made
of a crooked pin, ib. — - mentioned,

201 - 203.
Calybovsus, carcer, 310.
Cambridge Platform, use discovered

for, 190



Canaan in quarterly instalments, 291.
Canary Islands, 214.
Candidate, presidential, letter from, 207

-- smells a rat, ib. - against a bank,
208 – takes a revolving position, ib.
- opinion of pledges, ib. - is a peri-
wig, ib. — fronts south by north, ib.
- qualifications of, lessening, 210-
wooden leg (and head) useful to,

Cape Cod clergymen, what, 189— Sab-

bath-breakers, perhaps, reproved by,

Captains, choice of, important, 320.
Carolina, foolish act of, 320.
Caroline, case of, 264.
Carpini, Father John de Plano, among

the Tartars, 221.
Cartier, Jacques, commendable zeal of,
Cass, General, 202 — clearness of his

merit, ib. — limited popularity at

“Bellers's," 218.
Castles, Spanish, comfortable accom-

modations in, 215.
Cato, letters of, so called, suspended

naso adunco, 207.
C. D., friends of, can hear of him, 207.
Century, nineteenth, 280.
Chalk egg, we are proud of incubation
Chamberlayne, Doctor, consolatory

citation from, 276.
Chance, an apothegm concerning, 256

- is impatient, 302.
Chaplain, a one-horse, stern-wheeled

variety of, 258.
Chappelow on Job, a copy of, lost,

Charles I., accident to his neck, 302.
Charles II., his restoration, how brought

about, 302.
Cherubusco, news of, its effects on Eng-

lish royalty, 199.
Chesterfield no letter-writer, 207.
Chief Magistrate, dancing esteemed

sinful by, 189.
Children naturally speak Hebrew, 186.
China-tree, 214:
Chinese, whether they invented gun-

powder before the Christian era not
considered, 190.
Choate hired, 218.
Christ shuffled into Apocrypha, 190 —

conjectured to disapprove of slaugh-

ter and pillage, 191 - condemns a
certain piece of barbarism, 203,
Christianity, profession of, plebeian,

whether, 185
Christian soldiers, perhaps inconsist-

ent, whether, 194.
Cicero, 319,- an opinion of, disputed,

Cilley, Ensign, author of nefarious sen-

timent, 190.
Cimex lectularius, 188.
Cincinnati, old, law and order party of,

Cincinnatus, a stock character in mod.

ern comedy, 216.
Civilization, progress of, an alias, 204

-rides upon a powder-cart, 208.
Clergymen, their ill husbandry, 203—

their place in processions, 216—some,
cruelly banished for the soundness of

their lungs, 221.
Clotho, a Grecian lady, 304.
Cocked-hat, advantages

of being
knocked into, 207.
College of Cardinals, a strange one,
Colman, Dr. Benjamin, anecdote of,

Colored folks, curious national diver-

sion of kicking, 188.
Colquitt, a remark of, 202 - acquainted

with some principles of aerostation,

Columbia, District of, its peculiar cli-

matic effects, 196—not certain that

Martin is for abolishing it, 219.
Columbiads, the true fifteen-inch

Columbus, a Paul Pry of genius, 206

will perhaps be remembered, 289
— thought by some to have discova

ered America, 322.
Columby, 217.
Complete Letter-Writer, fatal gift of,

Compostella, Saint James of, seen, 189.
Compromise system, the, illustrated,

Conciliation, its meaning, 305.
Congress, singular consequence of get-

ting into, 196- a stumbling-block,

Congressional debates found instruc

tive, 200.
Constituents, useful for what, 196.

of, 207



Constitution trampled on, 201 - to

stand upon, what, 208.
Convention, what, 196.
Convention, Springfield, 196.
Coon, old, pleasure in skinning, 202.
Co-operation defined, 280.
Coppers, caste in picking up of, 212.
Copres, a monk, his excellent method

of arguing, 200.
Corduroy-road, a novel one, 256.
Corner-stone, patent safety, 281.
Cornwallis, a, 186 — acknowledged en-

tertaining, ib. note.
Cotton loan, its imaginary nature, 258.
Cotton Mather, summoned as witness,

Country, our, its boundaries more ex-

actly defined, 192 — right or wrong,
nonsense about exposed, ib. - law-
yers, sent providentially, i6.- Earth's

biggest, gets a soul, 307.
Courier, The Boston, an unsafe print,

Court, General, farmers sometimes at-

tain seats in, 216.
Court, Supreme, 282.
Courts of law, English, their ortho-

doxy, 291.
Cousins, British, our ci-devant, 265.
Cowper, W., his letters commended,

Credit defined, 287.
Creditors all on Lincoln's side, 281.
Creed, a safe kind of, 213.
Crockett, a good rule of, 259.
Cruden, Alexander, his Concordance,

Crusade, first American, 189.
Cuneiform script recommended, 210.
Curiosity distinguishes

brutes, 206.
Currency, Ethiopian, inconveniences
Cynthia, her hide as a means of con-
version, 261.


Davis, Jefferson, (a new species of

martyr,) has the latest ideas on all
subjects, 259 – superior in financier-
ing to patriarch Jacob, ib. — is some,
281 - carries Constitution in his hat,
ib. — knows how to deal with his
Congress, ib. - astonished at his own
piety, 286 — packed up for Nashville,
287 — tempted to believe his own
lies, 287 – his snake egg, 293 - the

blood on his hands, 316.
Davis, Mr., of Mississippi, a remark of

his, 202.
Day and Martin, proverbially

hand,” 183.
Death, rings down curtain, 206.
De Bow, (a famous political econo-

mist,) 279.
Delphi, oracle of, surpassed, 199, note

- alluded to, 209.
Democracy, false notion of, 282 — its

privileges, 306.
Demosthenes, 319.
Destiny, her account, 198.
Devil, the, unskilled in certain Indian

tongues, 189 — letters to and from,

Dey of Tripoli, 200.
Didymus, a somewhat voluminous

grammarian, 209.
Dighton rock character might be use-

fully employed in some emergencies,

Dimitry Bruisgins, fresh supply of, 206.
Diogenes, his zeal for propagating cer-

tain variety of olive, 214.
Dioscuri, imps of the pit, 189.
District Attorney, contemptible con-

duct of one, 200.
Ditchwater on brain, a too common

ailing, 200.
Dixie, the land of, 281.
Doctor, the, a proverbial saying of,

Doe, Hon. Preserved, speech of, 291-

Doughface, yeast-proof, 205.
Downing Street, 264.
Drayton, a martyr,

north star,
culpable for aiding, whether, 203.
Dreams, something about, 300.
Dwight, President, a hymn unjustly at-

tributed to, 303.
D. Y., letter of, 207.


of, 259.

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Essence-pedlers, 283.
Ethiopian, the, his first need, 284.
Evangelists, iron ones, 190.
Eyelids, a divine shield against au-

thors, 200.
Ezekiel, text taken from, 203,
Ezekiel would make a poor figure at a

caucus, 296.


Eagle, national, the late, his estate ad-

ministered upon, 260.
Earth, Dame, a peep at her housekeep-

ing, 201.
Eating words, habit of, convenient in

time of famine, 198.
Eavesdroppers, 206.
Echetlæus, 189.
Editor, his position, 203 - command-

ing pulpit of, 204 — large congrega-
tion of, ib. — name derived from
what, ib.

- fondness for mutton, ib.
- a pious one, his creed, ib. - a
showman, 205 - in danger of sudden
arrest, without bail, 206.
Editors, certain ones who crow like

cockerels, 184.
Edwards, Jonathan, 313.
Eggs, bad, the worst sort of, 295, 296.
Egyptian darkness, phial of, use for,

Eldorado, Mr. Sawin sets sail for, 214.
Elizabeth, Queen, mistake of her am-

bassador, 195.
Emerson, 262.
Emilius, Paulus, 266.
Empedocles, 206.
Employment, regular, a good thing,
Enfield's Speaker, abuse of, 295.
England, late Mother-Country, her want

of tact, 263 — merits as a lecturer, ib.
- her real greatness not to be for-
gotten, 265 — not contented (unwise-
fy) with her own stock of fools, 268
- natural maker of international
law, ib. -- her theory thereof, ib. -
makes a particularly disagreeable
kind of sarse, 269,- somewhat given
to bullying, ib. - has respectable re-
lations, ib. — ought to be Columbia's
friend, 270 — anxious to buy an ele-

phant, 281.
Epaulets, perhaps no badge of saint-

ship, 191.
Epimenides, the Cretan Rip Van Win-
Episcopius, his marvellous oratory, 221.
Eric, king of Sweden, his cap, 215.
Ericsson, his caloric engine, 261.
Eriksson, Thorwald, slain by natives,


Faber, Johannes, 314.
Factory-girls, expected rebellion of, 202.
Facts, their unamiability, 288 — cor-

pared to an old-fashioned stage-

coach, 292
Falstaffii, legio, 390.
Family-trees, fruit of jejune, 214-a

primitive forest of, 293.
Faneuil Hall, a place where persons

tap themselves for a species of hydro-
cephalus, 200 - a bill of fare menda-

ciously advertised in, 214.
Father of country, his shoes, 216.
Female Papists, cut off in midst of idol

atry, 215.
Fenianorum, rixæ, 308.
Fergusson, his “Mutual Complainr,"

&c., 262.
F. F., singular power of their looks,

Fire, we all like to play with it, 201.
Fish, emblematic, but disregarded,

where, 200
Fitz, Miss Parthenia Almira, a shere.

siarch, 312
Flam, President, untrustworthy, 196.
Flirt, Mrs., 276.
Flirtilla, elegy on death of, 313.
Floyd, a taking character, 286.
Floydus, furcifer, 309.
Fly-leaves, providential increase of,
Fool, a cursed, his inalienable rights,

Foote, Mr., his taste for field-sports,
Fourier, a squinting toward, 199.
Fourth of July ought to know its place.

Fourth of Julys, boiling, 195.
France, a strange dance begun in, 202

- about to put her foot in it, 281.
Friar, John, 265.




kle, 275.

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