It is the staple commodity of your newspaper-mongers, and the catchpenny song of the streets.
Wrote a tale of "'76," which with others will make a catchpenny book.
And what catchpenny ballad writer could not write a parody on them as you have done?
It was Marr, though, who had seized upon it when it merely was a catchpenny carnival device and made of it a real money earner.
Their popularity is not of the catchpenny sort; thoughtful people read them, as well as the great drove of the undiscriminating.
Fortunate, indeed, is the famous man who escapes the catchpenny biographer.