Nicknames stick to people, and the most ridiculous are the most adhesive.
Wise-saws : or, Sam Slick in Search of a Wife (1856), p. 179.
I want you to see Peel, Stanley, Graham, Sheil, Russell, Macaulay, Old Joe, and soon. They are all upper-crust here.Thomas Chandler Haliburton
We reckon hours and minutes to be dollars and cents.Thomas Chandler Haliburton
We can do without any article of luxury we have never had; but when once obtained, it is not in human natur’ to surrender it voluntarily.Thomas Chandler Haliburton
Circumstances alter cases.Thomas Chandler Haliburton
Punctuality [...] is the soul of business.Thomas Chandler Haliburton