Brother Gardner's Lime-kiln Club; Being The Regular Proceedings Of The Regular Club For The Last Three Years, With Some Philosophy, Considerable Music by M. Quad

Brother Gardner's Lime-kiln Club; Being The Regular Proceedings Of The Regular Club For The Last…

byM. Quad

Paperback | January 31, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1894. Excerpt: ... Am dis respectable an' polite to de Club? Am it courtesy towards Paradise Hall? I move dat each one of dem be reprimanded or fined." "KINDER SYMPATHIZED." "Gem'len," began Elder White, as he arose with a boot in his hand, "I can manage to sot frew a short sermon an' keep my butes on, but when it comes to puttin' in two long hours in dis Hall, I'ze either got to scratch dat heel or take chloroform! T kin stan' a head-ache, de toof-ache, a shake of de ager or a hard chill, but when it comes down to chillblains I can't stand 'em off." The President was observed drawing his own heel across the boards and squinting up one eye as he replied: "De chilblain queshun am a serus one. It affects de hull foot. It takes in ebery heel in America. At some fucher time we will give it de considerashun it deserves, and in de meantime members who hev to scratch will please keep deir feet down an' be as quiet as possible." The Glee Club then sang several selections from Mozart, the janitor locked up the water-dipper and the match-box, and the meeting was carefully adjourned. A HEATHEN BODY. The Hon. L. C. Briggs, of Charlotte, Mich., failed to appear last week as advertised, having been delayed by the,death of his aunt. His presence was now announced by the Keeper of the Baar Trap, and he was escorted to the platform by a committee of three. After a general introduction to the Club, he began. "Gem'leri, de objeck of my awovin' heah at de present time am to warn you all to bewar' of de present an' all future Legislachures. De pop'lar ideah am dat de body am imposed of men of high honor an' noble minds, but doan' you believe it! It was stated in de papers dat I went out to Lansin' at de front end of de present seshun to secure de place of head nigger of de cloak room. So I did....

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Title:Brother Gardner's Lime-kiln Club; Being The Regular Proceedings Of The Regular Club For The Last…Format:PaperbackDimensions:72 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217913075

ISBN - 13:9780217913072

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