The clockmaker, or, The sayings and doings of Samuel Slick of Slickville

a new series to which is added The letter-bag of the Great Western, or, Life in a steamer
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Other titlesThe sayings and doings of Samuel Slick of Slickville, Life in a steamer., The letter-bag of the Great Western; or, Life in a steamer.
Statementby the same author [i.e. Thomas Chandler Haliburton].
The Physical Object
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Pagination5 microfiches (209 fr.).
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ISBN 100665482086

His shrewd observations and witty commentaries make up the thirty-three sketches of The Clockmaker. First serialized in and and then published together in late in response to public Sam Slick of Slickville, Connecticut, is a Yankee clock-peddler who accompanies a visiting English gentleman on an unforgettable tour of early nineteenth-century Nova Scotia/5.

Their popularity led him to expand them into The Clockmaker; or, The Sayings and Doings of Samuel Slick, of Slickville (). He published a second series of sketches in and a third in In Haliburton retired and moved to England, where he represented Launceston in the House of Commons from to Cited by: 1.

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Their popularity led him to expand them into The Clockmaker; or, The Sayings and Doings of Samuel Slick, of Slickville (). He published a second series of sketches in and a third in In Haliburton retired and moved to England, where he represented Launceston in the House of Commons from to Page 52 - The old minister had an orchard of most particular good fruit, for he was a great hand at buddin, graftin, and what not, and the orchard (it was on the south side of the house) stretched right up to the road.

Well, there were some trees hung over the fence, I never seed such bearers, the apples hung in ropes, for all the world like strings of onions, and the fruit was beautiful. Oct 01,  · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Clockmaker; Or, the Sayings and Doings of Samuel Slick, of Slickville - Free Ebook Project GutenbergCited by: 3.

Preview this book» What people are The clockmaker; or The sayings and doings of Samuel Slick, of Slickville [by Or Chandler Haliburton Full view - The clockmaker; or The sayings and doings of Samuel Slick, of Slickville [by Thomas Chandler Haliburton Full view - The Clockmaker; or The Sayings and Doings of Sam Slick of Slickville, by Thomas Chandler Haliburton, originally appeared as newspaper sketches.

Sam Slick's colloquial, vernacular Yankee voice, peddling clocks as well as his views on "human natur," first beguiled Haligonians in in Joseph Howe 's newspaper, The Novascotian. Feb 05,  · Book digitized by Google from the library of University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

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In Thomas Chandler Haliburton form (,) as The Clockmaker; or, The Sayings and Doings of Samuel Slick of Slickville. The dialogues between Sam Slick and the squire are satirical attacks on the shiftlessness of the Nova Scotians, mobocracy, the levelling tendencies of the age, and Yankee brashness.

Jan 09,  · The clockmaker, or, The sayings and doings of Samuel Slick of Slickville by Thomas Chandler Haliburton; 61 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction, Social life and customs, Canadian Humorous stories, Travelers, Sam Slick (Fictitious character), Clock and watch makers, Canadian literature; Places: Nova Scotia.

The Clockmaker: The Sayings and Doings of Samuel Slick of Slickville January 1,New Canadian Library Mass Market Paperback in English. The twenty-one sketches were published in a collection titled The Clockmaker, or the Sayings and Doings of Samuel Slick of Slicksville. The book was Canada's first international bestseller and was hugely popular, not only in Nova Scotia but also in Britain and the United States.

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Sam Slick first appeared in a series of sketches in the NovaScotian during and and proved so popular that they were published in book form with additional stories in He is credited with coining such phrases as "the early bird gets the worm," "to get blood out of a. "The Clockmaker; Or, the Sayings and Doings of Samuel Slick, of Slickville" by Thomas Chandler Haliburton.

Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of. With his wry wit and Yankee voice, Sam Slick of Slicksville put forward his views on "human nature" in a regular column in the Novascotian. The twenty-one sketches were published in a collection titled The Clockmaker, or the Sayings and Doings of Samuel Slick of Slicksville, First Series insupplemented by an additional 12 unpublished or new sketches.

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