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Latimer, Bishop, episcopizes Satan, 185.
Latin tongue, curious information con-
Launcelot, Sir, a trusser of giants for-
merly, perhaps would find less sport
therein now, 201.
Laura, exploited, 313.
Learning, three-story, 299.
Letcher, de la vieille roche, 279.
Letcherus, nebulo, 309.
Letters classed, 209 — their shape, 207
- of candidates, 208 — often fatal,
Lettres Cabalistiques, quoted, 264.
Lewis Philip, a scourger of young na;
tive Americans, 199 — commiserated
(though not deserving it), ib. note.
Liberator, a newspaper, condemned by
Liberty, unwholesome for men of cer-
tain complexions, 204:
Licking, when constitutional, 282.
Lignum vitæ, a gift of this valuable
wood proposed, 189.
Lincoln, too shrewd to hang Mason
and Slidell, 288.
Literature, Southern, its abundance,
Little Big Boosy River, 260.
Longinus recommends swearing, 186
note (Fuseli did same thing).
Long sweetening recommended, 211.
Lord, inexpensive way of lending to,
Lords, Southern, prove pur sang by
Lost arts, one sorrowfully added to list
Louis the Eleventh of France, some
odd trees of his, 214.
Lowell, Mr. J. R., unaccountable si-
lence of, 192.
Luther, Martin, his first appearance as
Lyttelton, Lord, his letters an imposi-
Mahomet, got nearer Sinai than some,
Mahound, his filthy gobbets, 189.
Mandeville, Sir John, quoted, 264.
Mangum, Mr., speaks to the point, 201.
Manichæan, excellently confuted, 200.
Man-trees, grew where, 214.
Maori chieftains, 264.
Mapes, Walter, quoted, 265 — para,
Mares'-nests, finders of, benevolent
Marius, quoted, 276.
Marshfield, 216, 218.
Martin, Mr. Sawin used to vote for
Mason and Dixon's line, slaves north
Mason an F. F. V., 288.
Mason and Slidell, how they might
have been made at once useful and
Mass, the, its duty defined, 201.
Massachusetts on her knees, 185–
something mentioned in connection
with, worthy the attention of tailors,
196 - citizen of, baked, boiled, aud
roasted (nefandum !), 212.
Masses, the, used as butter by some,
Maury, an intellectual giant, twin birth
with Simms (which see), 280.
Mayday a humbug,' 297.
M. C., an invertebrate animal, 198,
Me, Mister, a queer creature, 299.
Mechanics' Fair, reflections suggested
Medium, ardentispirituale, 308.
Mediums, spiritual, dreadful liars, 301.
Memminger, old, 259.
Mentor, letters of, dreary, 207.
Mephistopheles at a nonplus, 203.
Mexican blood, its effect in raising
price of cloth, 215.
Mexican polka, 189.
Mexicans charged with various breach-
es of etiquette, 188— kind feelings
beaten into them, 205.
Mexico, no glory in overcoming, 196.
Middleton, Thomas, quoted, 276.
Military glory spoken disrespectfully
of, 187, note - militia treated still
Milk-trees, growing still, 214
Macrobii, their diplomacy, 209,
Magoffin, a name naturally noble, 279.
Mill, Stuart, his low ideas, 287.
Millenniums, apt to miscarry, 306.
Mills for manufacturing gabble, how
Mills, Josial's, 299.
Milton, an unconscious plagiary, 195,
note - a Latin verse of, cited, 204 -
an English poet, 290 —
of the Nativity,” 303.
Missionaries, user 1 to alligators, 256
- culinary liabilities of, 278.
Missions, a profitable kind of, 204.
Monarch, a pagan, probably not favored
in philosophical experiments, 186.
Money-trees, desirable, 214 — that they
once existed shown to be variously
Montaigne, a communicative old Gas-
Monterey, battle of, its singular chro-
matic effect on a species of two-
headed eagle, 199.
Montezuma, licked, 257.
Moody, Seth, his remarkable gun, 260
- his brother Asaph, ib.
Moquis Indians, praiseworthy custom
Moses, held up vainly as an example,
204 construed by Joe Smith, ib. —
(not, A. J. Moses) prudent way of
Muse invoked, 308.
Myths, how to interpret readily, 209.
done brown by whom, ib.
rience in beans beyond Cicero's, 206
Newspaper, the wonderiul, 205 –
stroing theatre, ib. — thoughts sug
gested by tearing wrapper of, 200 -
a vacant sheet, ib. – a sheet in which
a vision was let down, ib. — wrapper
to a bar of soap, ib. - a cheap im
promptu platter, ib.
New World, apostrophe to, 272.
New York, letters from, commended,
Next life, what, 204.
Nicotiana Tabacum, a weed, 290.
Niggers, 184 - area of abusing extend.
ed, 196 – Mr. Sawin's opinions of,
Ninepence a day low for murder, 186.
No, a monosyllable, 190 — hard to ut-
Noah enclosed letter in bottle, proba-
Noblemen, Nature's, 280.
Nornas, Lapland, what, 215.
North, the, has no business, 202 – bris-
tling, crowded off roost, 208 — its
mind naturally unprincipled, 295.
North Bend, geese inhumanly treated
at, 209 — mentioned, 216.
North star, a proposition to indict,
Northern Dagon, 260.
Northmen, gens inclytissima, 289.
Nôtre Dame de la Haine, 277.
Nowhere, march to, 300.
Now, its merits, 299.
Naboths, Popish ones, how distin-
Nana Sahib, 264.
Nancy, presumably Mrs. Biglow, 266.
Napoleon III., his new chairs, 285.
Nation, rights of, proportionate to size,
young, its first needs, 286.
National pudding, its effect on the or-
gans of speech, a curious physiologi-
Negroes, their double usefulness, 259
- getting too current, 286.
Nephelim, not yet extinct, 221.
New England overpoweringly honored,
198 -wants no more speakers, ib. -
O'Brien, Smith, 264.
Off ox, 208.
Officers, miraculous transformation in
character of, 189 – Anglo-Saxon.
come very near being anathematized,
Old age, an advantage of, 262.
Old One, invoked, 283.
Onesimus made to serve the cause of
O'Phace, Increase D., Esq., speech of
Opinion, British, its worth to us, 265,
Opinions, certain ones compared to
winter flies, 275.
Oracle of Fools, still respectfully con-
Orion becomes commonplace, 206.
Orrery, Lord, his letters, (lord !) 207.
Ostracism, curious species of, 195.
Ovidii Nasonis, carrien supposititium,
Paley, his Evidences, 324.
Palfrey, Hon. J. G., 195, 198 (a worthy
representative of Massachusetts).
Pantagruel recommends a popular ora-
Panurge, 265 his interview with
Paper, plausible-looking, wanted, 286.
Papists, female, slain by zealous Prot-
estant bomb-shell, 215.
Paralipoinenon, a man suspected of be-
Paris, liberal principles safe as far away
Parliamentum Indoctorum sitting in
Past, the, a good nurse, 201.
Patience, sister, quoted, 187,
Patriarchs, the, illiterate, 261.
Patricius, brogipotens, 308.
Paynimis, their throats propagandisti-
cally cut, 189.
Penelope, her wise choice, 192.
People, soft enough, 205 — want cor-
rect ideas, 213— the, decline to be
Pepin, King, 207.
Pepperell, General, quoted, 266.
Pequash Junction, 314.
Perley, Mr. Asaph, has charge of bass-
Perseus, King, his avarice, 266.
Persius, a pithy saying of, 197, note.
Pescara, Marquis, saying of, 185.
Peter, Saint, a letter of (post-mortem),
Petrarch, exploited Laura, 313.
Pettibone, Jabez, bursts up, 280.
Pettus came over with Wilhelmus Con-
Pharaoh, his lean kine, 272.
Pharisees, opprobriously referred to,
Philippe, Louis, in pea-jacket, 205.
Phillips, Wendell, catches a Tartar,
Phlegyas quoted, 203.
Phrygian language, whether Adam
spoke it, 186.
Pickens, a Norman name, 279.
Pilcoxes, genealogy of, 254.
Pilgrim Father, apparition of, 300.
Pilgrims, the, 196.
Pillows, constitutional, 198.
Pine-trees, their sympathy, 299.
Pinto, Mr., some letters of his com-
Pisgah, an impromptu one, 215.
Platform, party, a convenient one, 213.
Plato, supped with, 207 — his man,
Pleiades, the, not enough esteemed,
Pliny, his letters not admired, 207.
Plotinus, a story of, 201.
Plymouth Rock, Old, a Convention
wrecked on, 196.
Poets apt to become sophisticated, 297.
Point Tribulation, Mr. Sawin wrecked
Poles, exile, whether crop of beans de-
pends on, 188, note.
Polk, nomen gentile, 279.
Polk, President, synonymous with our
country, 191 — censured, 196- in
danger of being crushed, 197.
Polka, Mexican, 189.
Pomp, a runaway slave, his nest, 219–
hypocritically groans like white man,
219, 220 — blind to Christian privi-
leges, 220 - his society valued at fifty
dollars, ib. — his treachery, ib.
takes Mr. Sawin prisoner, ib. --- cru-
elly makes him work, ib. -- puts him-
self illegally under his tuition, ib.-
dismisses him with contumelious epi-
Post, Boston, 192 — shaken visibly, 193
- bad guide-post, ib. — too swift, ib.
edited by a colonel, ib. — who is pre-
sumed officially in Mexico, ib.
ferred to, 199.
Pot-hooks, death in, 210.
Power, a first-class, elements of, 285.
Preacher, an ornamental symbol, 204 —
a breeder of dogmas, ib. - earnest-
ness of, important, 221.
Present, considered as an annalist, 204
long wonderful, 206.
President, slaveholding natural to, 205
- must be a Southern resident, 213
- must own a nigger, ib. the, his
policy, 321— his resemblance to Jack-
Princes mix cocktails, 285.
Principle, exposure spoils it, 195.
Principles, bad, when less harmful, 190.
when useless, 294.
Professor, Latin, in — College, 308
- Scaliger, ib.
Prophecies, fulfilment of, 288.
Prophecy, a notable one, 199.
Prospect Hill, 267.
Providence has a natural life-preserver,
Proviso, bitterly spoken of, 208.
Prudence, sister, her idiosyncratic tea-
Psammeticus, an experiment of, 186.
Psyche, poor, 314.
Public opinion, a blind and drunken
guide, 190 — nudges Mr. Wilbur's
elbow, ib. — ticklers of, 197.
Punkin Falls “Weekly Parallel,” 303.
Putnam, General Israel, his lines, 267.
Pythagoras a bean-hater, why, 209.
Pythagoreans, fish reverenced by, why,
Recruiting sergeant, Devil supposed
the first, 185.
Religion, Southern, its commercial ad-
Representatives' Chamber, 200.
Rhinothism, society for promoting, 206.
Rhyme, whether natural not conside
Rib, an infrangible one, 211.
Richard the First of England, his
Christian fervor, 189.
Riches conjectured to have legs as well
as wings, 203.
Ricos Hombres, 276.
Ringtail Rangers, 260.
Roanoke Island, 287.
Robinson, Mr. John P., his opinious
fully stated, 191, 192.
Rocks, pocket full of, 211.
Roosters in rainy weather, their mis-
Rotation insures mediocrity and inex-
Rough and ready, 217— a wig, 218 —
a kind of scratch, ib.
Royal Society, American fellows of,
Rum and water combine kindly, 292.
Runes resemble bird-tracks, 290.
Runic inscriptions, their different grades
of unintelligibility and consequent
Russell, Earl, is good enough to ex-
pound our Constitution for us, 263.
Russian eagle turns Prussian blue, 199
Ryeus, Bacchi epitheton, 310.
Quid, ingens nicotianum, 310.
Quixote, Don, 201.
Sabbath, breach of, 186.
Sabellianism, one accused of, 209.
Sailors, their rights how won, 309.
Saltillo, unfavorable view of, 187.
Salt-river, in Mexican, what, 187.
Samuel, avunculus, 309.
Samuel, Uncle, 257 - riotous, 198— yet
has qualities demanding reverei ce
204 - a good provider for his family,
205 — an exorbitant bill of, 215-
makes some shrewd guesses, 273,
274 - expects his boots, 280.
Sansculottes, draw their wine before
Santa Anna, his expensive leg, 213.
Sappho, some human nature in, 313.
Sassy Cus, an impudent Indian, 206.
Satan, never wants attorneys, 189-an
expert talker by sigus, ib. -á suc-
cessful fisherman with little or no
bait, ib. — cunning fetch of, 190 -- dis-
likes ridicule, 192—ought not to have
credit of ancient oracles, 199, note —
his worst pitfall, 278.
Satirist, incident to certain dangers,
Savages, Canadian, chance of redemp-
tion offered to, 221.
Sawin, B., Esquire, his letter not writ-
ten in verse, 185 - a native of Jaalam,
186 --- not regular attendant on Rev.
Mr Wilbur's preaching, ib. - a fool,
ib. - his statements trustworthy, ib.
- his ornithological tastes, ib
letter from, 186, 210, 216 — his curi-
ous discovery in regard to bayonets,
187 — displays proper family pride,
ib. – modestly confesses himself less
wise than the Queen of Sheba, 188
the old Adam in, peeps out, 189
-a miles emeritus, 210 — is made
text for a sermon, ib. - loses a leg,
ib. — an eye, 211 - left hand, ib.
four fingers of right hand, ib. — has
six or more ribs broken, ib. - a rib
of his infrangible, ib. — allows a cer-
tain amount of preterite greenness in
himself, ib. — his share of spoil lim-
ited, ib. - his opinion of Mexican
climate, 212 — acquires property of a
certain sort, ib. — his experience of
glory, ib. — stands sentry, and puns
ihereupon, ib. — undergoes martyr-
dom in some of its most painful forms,
ib. — enters the candidating business,
213 — modestly states the (avail) abili-
ties which qualify him for high polit-
ical station, 213, 214 — has no princi-
ples, 213-, a peaceman, ib. — un-
has no objections to
owning peculiar property, but would
not like to monopolize the truth, ib.
- his account with glory, 214 -- a
selfish motive hinted in, ib. --- sails
for Eldorado, ib. — shipwrecked on a
metaphorical promontory, ib. -- par-
allel between, and Rev. Mr. Wil-
bur (not Plutarchian), 215 — conjec-
tured to have bathed in river Selem-
nus, 216– loves plough wisely, but
not too well, ib. - a foreign mission
probably expected by, ib. - unani-
mously nominated for presidency, ib.
- his country's father-in-law, 217 -
nobly emulates Cincinnatus, ib. — is
not a crooked stick, ib. - advises his
adherents, ib. — views of, on present
state of politics, 217 - 219 -- popular
enthusiasm for, at Bellers's, and its
disagreeable consequences, 218--in-
human treatment of, by Bellers, ib.
his opinion of the two parties, ib. -
agrees with Mr. Webster, ib. — his
antislavery zeal, 219- his proper
self-respect, ib. — his unaffected piety,
ib. — his not intemperate temperance,
ib. - a thrilling adventure of, 219-
221 — his prudence and economy,
219 - bound to Captain Jakes, but
regains his freedom, 220 — is taken
prisoner, ib. — ignominiously treat-
ed, 220, 221 — his consequent resolu-
Sawin, Honorable B. O'F., a vein of
humor suspected in, 255 - gets into
an enchanted castle, 256 — finds a
wooden leg better in some respects
than a living one, ib. — takes some-
thing hot, 257 -- his experience of
Southern hospitality, ib. — water-
proof internally, ib. -- sentenced to
ten years' imprisonment, 259 — his
liberal-handedness, ib. - gets his ar-
rears of pension, 259 – marries the
Widow Shannon, ib. — confiscated,
260 -- finds in himself a natural ne-
cessity of income, 261 — his mission-
ary zeal, ib. - never a stated attend-
ant on Mr. Wilbur's preaching, 274
- sang bass in choir, ib. - prudently
avoided contribution toward bell, ib.
- abhors a covenant of works, 277 —
if saved at all, must be saved gen-
teelly, ib. — reports a sermon, 278 —
experiences religion, ib. — would con-
sent to a dukedom, 279 - converted
to unanimity, 280 --- sound views of,
282 - makes himself an extempore
marquis, 283 -- extract of letter from,
324, 325 - his opinion of Paddies,
325:- of Johnson, ib
Sayres, a martyr, 220.
Scaliger, saying of, 191.