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The clockmaker, or The Sayings and doings of Samuel Slick of Slickville (First series)

Thomas Chandler Haliburton

The clockmaker, or The Sayings and doings of Samuel Slick of Slickville (First series)

by Thomas Chandler Haliburton

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Published by McClelland & Stewart in Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

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StatementIntroduction by Robert L. McDougall
SeriesNew Canadian Library, 6
The Physical Object
Pagination164 p.
Number of Pages164
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22201070M

About The Clockmaker. Sam Slick of Slickville, Connecticut, is a Yankee clock-peddler who accompanies a visiting English gentleman on an unforgettable tour of early nineteenth-century Nova Scotia. His shrewd observations and witty commentaries make up the thirty-three sketches of The Clockmaker. Read "The Clockmaker: The Sayings And Doings Of Samuel Slick Of Slickville" by Haliburton Thomas Chandler available from Rakuten Kobo. The profound creativity of Haliburton is evident from the thirty-three sketches that are presented in the book. With unp Brand: Readhowyouwant.

Get this from a library! The clockmaker; or, The sayings and doings of Samuel Slick, of Slickville . [Thomas Chandler Haliburton]. The Clockmaker; or, Sayings and Doings of Samuel Slick, of Slickville. 3 volumes. Author: Halliburton, Thomas Chandler () Title: The Clockmaker; or, Sayings Seller Rating: % positive.

the clockmaker's opinion of halifax sayings and doings in cumberland the dancing master abroad mr slick's opinion of the british a yankee handle for a halifax blade the grahamite and the irish pilot the clockmaker quilts a blue nose sister sall's courtship setting up for governor a cure for conceit. The Clockmaker; or The Sayings and Doings of Samuel Slick, of Slickville, by Thomas Chandler Haliburton. Garrit aniles ex re fabellas —Horace. The cheerful sage, when solemn dictates fail, Conceals the moral counsel in a tale. Halifax, N. S. ADVERTISEMENT. The following Sketches, as far as the twenty-first No. originally appeared in.


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Sam Slick's colloquial, vernacular Yankee voice, peddling clocks as well as his views on "human natur," first beguiled Haligonians in in Joseph Howe 's newspaper, The Novascotian. In Thomas Chandler Haliburton form (,) as The Clockmaker; or, The Sayings and Doings of Samuel Slick of Slickville.

The dialogues between Sam Slick and the squire are satirical attacks on the shiftlessness of the Nova Scotians, mobocracy, the levelling tendencies of the age, and Yankee brashness.

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Mussey, Original from: Harvard University: Digitized: Length: pages: Export Citation. The twenty-one sketches were published in a collection titled The Clockmaker, or the Sayings and Doings of Samuel Slick of Slicksville.

The book was Canada's first international bestseller and was hugely popular, not only in Nova Scotia but also in Britain and the United States.

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It is not so much the figure as the force of his language, which is shot through with colorful turns of phrase and marked by acute and pithy perceptions of human behavior, that makes Sam Slick memorable, and Haliburton is credited.