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Questions about the American humour writer Charles Farrar Browne (1834 –1867), who is better known under his pen name Artemus Ward.

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Meaning of these dialect words and phrases from Artemus Ward, "On Forts"

I'm not a native English speaker and cannot get the full meaning of this part of Artemus Ward's work named "On Forts". I have highlighted difficult words: It is rarely seldum that I seek ...
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