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Henry Clay Lewis, 1825-1850 and Felix Octavius Carr Darley, 1822-1888, illustrated by
Odd Leaves from the Life of a Louisiana "Swamp Doctor." In "The Swamp Doctor's Adventures in the South-West. Containing the Whole of the Louisiana Swamp Doctor; Streaks of Squatter Life; and Far-Western Scenes; in a Series of Forty-Two Humorous Southern and Western Sketches, Descriptive of Incidents and Character. By "Madison Tensas," M.D., and "Solitaire," (John S. Robb, of St. Louis, Mo.) Author of "Swallowing Oysters Alive," etc.".
Philadelphia: T. B. Peterson, [1858].

"Closer and firmer his gripe closed upon my throat, barring out the sweet life's breath."—Page 199.

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Illustration

Subjects:
  • Strangling.