Why, I've seen Kentuckians who hated whiskey, Virginians who weren't descended from Pocahontas, Indianians who hadn't written a novel, Mexicans who didn't wear velvet trousers with silver dollars sewed along the seams, funny Englishmen, spendthrift Yankees, cold-blooded Southerners, narrow- minded Westerners, and New Yorkers who were too busy to stop for an hour on the street to watch a one-armed grocer's clerk do up cranberries in paper bags.
I knew a New Yorker who was kidnapped for ransom by some Afghanistan bandits.
Toward evening the two steam tugs that had accompanied us with a rollicking champagne-party of young New Yorkers
on board who wished to bid farewell to one of our number in due and ancient form departed, and we were alone on the deep.
The Beaufort house was one that New Yorkers
were proud to show to foreigners, especially on the night of the annual ball.
Nevertheless, there was a very disagreeable incident one day when some forward girls challenged David's team, and a disturbing creature called Angela Clare sent down so many yorkers
that--However, instead of telling you the result of that regrettable match I shall pass on hurriedly to the Round Pond, which is the wheel that keeps all the Gardens going.
To trim the New Yorkers
as he had trimmed the Tonopah crowd in Nevada?
I confess I was surprised at hearing the SIZE of the Americans sneered at by POCKET-HANDKERCHIEFS, as I remember to have read that the NOSES of the New Yorkers
, in particular, were materially larger than common.
Between five and six o'clock, two thousand New Yorkers
are awake and at the telephone.
I guessed that what puzzled the New Yorkers
would puzzle the Londoners, so I dipped my finger in my own blood and printed it on a convenient place on the wall.
Miss Etta Todd is one of our deep-souled New Yorkers
, and comes into an income of nearly twelve hundred million dollars.
But it is curious that so discredited were the newspapers of that period that a large majority of New Yorkers
, for example, did not believe the most copious and circumstantial accounts of the German air-fleet until it was actually in sight of New York.
The fair New Yorker
is, sometimes, very amusing; she asks me if every one in Boston talks like me--if every one is as "intellectual" as your poor correspondent.