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Joel Chandler Harris
(1848-1908) born on
Dec 09
US editor, short-story writer. He created the folk character Uncle Remus; editor of "Altantic Constitution," 1890-1900.
         
   
F
"Bred en bawn in a brier-patch, Brer Fox."

R
"Licker talks mighty loud w'en it git loose from de jug."
A
"Hit look lak sparrer-grass, hit feel lak sparrer-grass, hit tas'e lak sparrer-grass, en I bless ef 'taint sparrer-grass."
N
"`Law, Brer Tarrypin!' sez Brer Fox, sezee, `you ain't see no trouble yit. Ef you wanter see sho' nuff trouble, you des oughter go 'longer me; I'm de man w'at kin show you trouble', sezee."
K
"Watch out w'en you'er gittin all you want. Fattenin' hogs ain't in luck."
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Uncle Remus, Ch. 4
R: Uncle Remus, Ch. 34
A: (Asparagus), Nights with Uncle Remus, Ch. 27
N: Nights with Uncle Remus, Ch. 17
K: Uncle Remus: His Songs and His Sayings, "Plantation Proverbs" (1880).
   


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