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

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

Mrs. Pugh. No.102 South First street, Williamsburgh

by: Q.K. Philander Doesticks, P.B. | publication date: May 20, 1857 | Publication: The New York Tribune | pages: 7

The Persians have an old saying to the effect that it is well to aim at the Sun, for, although the arrow will not hit the mark, it will fly higher than if aimed at an object on the plain. There are, however, two sides to this question, and the other view is given and illustrated by the veritable historian Esop, in the fable of...

The sixteenth and final 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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