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Half Horse, Half Alligator

The Roots of American Humor (American Storytelling)
  • 0.42 MB
  • English

August House Publishers
Unabridged Audio - Humor, General, Humor, Audio Adult: Other, West (U.S.), Frontier and pioneer life, Children"s audiobooks, Juvenile liter
The Physical Object
FormatAudio cassette
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8086064M
ISBN 100874834945
ISBN 139780874834949

The "half horse, half alligator" refers to one of the many types of colorful characters one might encounter on the boat. Mooney tells the stories of ten men.

In "Jack Dowling's First Visit to Portland," a young man from rural Maine goes out on his own to make his way in the big : Bill Mooney. Half Horse, Half Alligator. Novem Novem mythsoftheamericanwest. A civil war musket is largely accepted to be % accurate with five shots on a man sized target at a range of yards.

A single shot accuracy of 20% at that distance. Now let’s assume, range, accuracy and size of target are proportional. Half Horse Half Alligator the Growth Of Hardcover – January 1, by Walter Blair (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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Half Horse Half Alligator (Bison Book)/5(2). Check out Half Horse, Half Alligator by William Mooney on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on The myth surrounding Kentuckians was that they were skilled warriors who excelled at attacking Native Americans.

This won them special hatred on the part of Native Americans that boiled over in the War of Kentuckians celebrated their military renown. Kentucky was the key to the war in the Northwest because west of the Appalachians Kentucky had more residents than any other state and its.

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The book is a fascinating bit of early Americans, showing a country young, rough, eager to push towards the unknown.

It is a testimonial to the men who styled themselves ""half-horse-half-arligator"", whose courage and exuberant animal spirits gave America her strength and vitality.

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Book/Printed Material Hunters of Kentucky, or Half horse and half alligator. Sold wholesale & retail by William Rutler, No. 1, Snow's Wharf, Boston. Get this from a library. Half horse, half alligator: the growth of the Mike Fink legend. [Walter Blair; Franklin J Meine;] -- Mike Fink's legend catches the spirit of his picturesque frontier life -- heroic, comic, and in the end tragic.

During the fierce struggle for the Pennsylvania frontier, he went out from Fort Pitt as. I'm that same David Crockett, fresh from the backwoods, half-horse, half-alligator, a little touched with the snapping turtle; can wade the Mississippi, leap the Ohio, ride upon a streak of lightning, and slip without a scratch down a honey locust [tree].

Horse, Turtles, Ohio. Davy Crockett (). “Sketches and eccentricities of Col. David. Hunters of Kentucky, or Half HORSE AND HALF ALLIGATOR. YE gentlemen and ladies fair, Who grace this famous city, Just listen if you've time to spare, While I rehearse a ditty; And for the opportunity Conceive yourselves quite lucky, For 'tis not often that you see A hunter from Kentucky.

Oh Kentucky, the hunters of Kentucky.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Blair, Walter, Half horse, half alligator. [Chicago] University of Chicago Press [] (OCoLC) Get this from a library. Half horse, half alligator: the growth of the Mike Fink legend.

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[Walter Blair; Franklin J Meine]. Hippalectryon – A creature with the front half of a horse and the rear half has a rooster's wings, tail, and legs. Hippocampus (or Hippocamp) – A Greek mythological creature that is half-horse half-fish.

Hippogriff – A creature with the front quarters of an eagle and hind quarters of a horse. Longma – A winged horse with dragon scales. Half horse, half alligator. [William Mooney] -- Humorous American frontier stories.

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Lily is portrayed as a strong, spirited, and resourceful woman, who overcomes poverty and tragedy with the positive attitude that “When God closes a window, he opens a : Jeannette Walls. 37) NO HALF HORSE, HALF ALLIGATOR TO BE SEEN AT CROCKETT'S VISIT TO BOSTON THEATRE, MAY 8, On the tour to the northern cities David Crockett was invited to so many events that he sometimes only made a short visit.

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Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for HALF HORSE HALF ALLIGATOR, THE GROWTH OF THE MIKE FINK LEGEND. at the best Seller Rating: % positive. Fink's signature boast was that he was half horse, half alligator, and his biography is at least half legend.

Perhaps predictably, he was shot to death during a drunken party on the upper Missouri. HUNTER’S OF KENTUCKY.

Or Half Horse and half Alligator. A bank was rais’d to hide our breasts, Not that we thought of dying, But that we always like to rest, Unless the game is flying. Behind it stood our little force, None wished it to be greater, For ev’ry man was half.

This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. I'm a half-alligator and I ride tornaders And I can out-feather, out-jump, out-hop, out-skip Throw down and lick any man on the river.

Song Mike Fink by Bob Dyer from digital tradition. Information varies as to the historical facts about Fink. His birth year is generally considered to be but could be later.

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David Crockett Almanac and Book of Lists-The real Davy Crockett, hero of the Alamo, has been hard to define. Was he half-horse-half-alligator or an inarticulate representative of poor canebrake squatters who, like him, saw the Western horizon as a. - Half-Horse/Half-Alligator Bowie Knife by Woodhead & Hatley.

" blade early-style blade circa" wide and " thick. Overall 13' long. Marked on blade at ricasso on left side Woodhead & Hartley 36 Howard St. Sheffield. Silver coffin-head-shaped butt with half horse and half alligator. Horn slab handles.

Red leather sheath in alligator scales style, with silver. Half-horse, half-alligator, with a little touch of the snapping turtle thrown in. Nevermore. In February, The Transom learned that the saleswoman had on hand four BKC bags, ranging in price from $ apiece (for two matching woven purses with alligator skin closes) to $3, for a.

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