XIV-"The Witches of New-York" - Mortimer Thomson - New York Tribune

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Byline: Q.K. Philander Doesticks, P.B.; 1857-04-25; The New York Tribune; pages 9

Report: "The Witches of New York" - Mortimer Thomson (Q.K. Philander Doesticks, P.B) - New York Tribune

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It was a favorite remark of a leaned though mistaken philosopher of the olden time, that "you can't make a whistle of a pig's tail." The philosopher died, but his saying was accepted by the world as as axiom--a bit of incontrovertible truth, eternal, godlike, fully up to par, worth a hundred per cent, with no possibility of discount.

Description:The fourteenth article in The New York Tribune's series about astrologers and fortunetellers titled "The Witches of New-York," all written by humorist Mortimer Thomson under his pseudonym "Doesticks."

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A New York Tribune article written as part of the "The Witches of New-York" series by Mortimer Thomson.