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" In a fit of most wise madness, I opened my broad-bladed fishing knife, and waved it around my head with an air of defiance. As the tide continued to rise, my extravagance of madness mounted. At one time, I became persuaded that my tide-waiters were reasonable... "
The Metropolitan - Page 301
1845
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The Sporting Sketch Book: A Series of Characteristic Papers, by the Most ...

John William Carleton - Fox hunting - 1842 - 200 pages
...air of defiance. As the tide continued to rise, my extravagance of madness mounted. At one time, I became persuaded that my tide-waiters were reasonable...to have their bills paid ; — I scolded them as my servants ; I abused them as duns ; I implored them as jurymen sitting on the question of my life ;...
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The Sporting review, ed. by 'Craven'., Volume 7

John William Carleton - 1842
...air of defiance. As the tide continued to rise, my extravagance of madness mounted. At one time, I became persuaded that my tide-waiters were reasonable...to have their bills paid ; — I scolded them as my servants ; I abused them as duns ; I implored them as jurymen sitting on the question of my life; I...
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Memoir of Wm. P. Hawes. To the memory of Cypress. Fire Island-Ana; or a week ...

J. Cypress - American poetry - 1842
...air of defiance. As the tide continued to rise, my extravagance of madness mounted. At one time, I became persuaded that my tidewaiters were reasonable...text. So, I bowed, and gesticulated, and threw out my ha.ids, and talked to them, as friends, and brothers, members of my family, cousins, uncles, aunts,...
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Sporting Scenes and Sundry Sketches: Being the Miscellaneous ..., Volume 1

J. Cypress - American literature - 1842
...a body could only hit upon the right text. So, I bowed, and gesticulated, and threw out my ha.ids, and talked to them, as friends, and brothers, members...to have their bills paid ; — I scolded them as my servants ; I abused them as duns ; I implored them as jurymen sitting on the question of my life ;...
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The Naval and military sketch book, and history of adventure by flood and field

...an air of defiance. As the tide continued to rise, my extravagance of madness mounted. At one time I became persuaded that my tide-waiters were reasonable...uncles, aunts, people waiting to have their bills paid. Ha ! ha ! ha ! — and I broke out in a fit of most horrible laughter, as I thought of the mincemeat...
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Traits of American Humour, Volume 2

Thomas Chandler Haliburton - American wit and humor - 1852
...the tide continued to rise, my extravagance of madness mounted. At one time, I became persuadedJ;hat my tide-waiters were reasonable beings, who might...waiting to have their bills paid ; I scolded them as my servants ; I abused them as duns ; I implored them as jurymen sitting on the question of my life; I...
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A Quarter Race in Kentucky: And Other Sketches, Illustrative of Scenes ...

William Trotter Porter - 1846 - 199 pages
...air of defiance. As the tide continued to rise, my extravagance of madness mounted. At one time, I became persuaded that my tide-waiters were reasonable...to have their bills paid ; — I scolded them as my servants ; I abused them as duns ; I implored them as jurymen sitting on the question of my life ;...
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Cyclopaedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and ..., Volume 2

Evert Augustus Duyckinck - American literature - 1856
...Tim Titus. In a fit of most wise madness, I opened my brood-bladed fishing knife, and waved it around my head, with an air of defiance. As the tide continued...and brothers, members of my family, cousins, uncles, aunt*, people waiting to have their bills paid; — I scolded them as my servants; I abused them as...
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Cyclopaedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and ..., Volume 2

Evert Augustus Duyckinck, George Long Duyckinck - American literature - 1856
...Tim Titus. In a fit of most wise madness, I opened my broad-bladed fishing knife, and waved it around my head, with an air of defiance. As the tide continued...upon the right text. So. I bowed, and gesticulated, mid threw out my hands, ai.d talked to them, as friends and brothers, members of my family, cousins,...
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Cyclopaedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and ..., Volume 2

Evert Augustus Duyckinck, George Long Duyckinck - American literature - 1856
...air of defiance. As the tide continued to rise, my extravagance of madneea mounted. At one-time, I became persuaded that my tidewaiters were reasonable...if a body could only hit upon the right text. So, 1 bowed, and gesticulated, mid threw out my hands, and talked to them, la friends and brothers, members...
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