Monthly Archives: March 2016

The perils of predicting the future…

“… it appears to me that he just as well link heaven and hell in the same speech, as Louisiana and California. I have never seen a man yet, among all the vast crowd that are here, who thinks of remaining longer than he can make a raise; and all that some ask is enough to go home on.” Continue reading

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“I tell you folks that’s a lie!”

19th Century humor: “If there is one thing a Nevada miner reveres above another, it is to hear the truth spoken at all times. A few days ago a new preacher from the East was holding forth…” Continue reading

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