I suppose it was 1873—because Nasby was with me at the time, and it was in Boston.
Clemens had met Nasby on the circuit, and was very fond of him.
"Nasby" stands for blatant copperheadism, just as "McFingal" stands for Toryism, and as a result he delighted the multitude.
Nasby, who had popularized the Toledo Blade, kept steadily to one line.
Nasby and I saw the machine through a window, and went in to look at it.
"Nasby" at one time or another enters every sphere of the political life of his day and generally with small glory to himself.
Andrew Johnson, with all the patronage of the nation, had not the influence of "Nasby" with his one newspaper.
For twenty-five years afterward, no critic could furnish a description of me without fetching in Nasby to help out my portrait.
The tone of society, in too many places, seemed to be of the Nasby order, if not worse.