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  • It mentions by name several vitriolic “Fire-eater” secessionists, but does not mention Cushing, who preferred quiet, backroom intrigues:

    Shadow of the Sentinel

  • "If you were a Hawkbrother, we'd name you "Fire-eater.

    Owlsight

  • He rode a magnificent black animal called "Fire-eater."

    How the Flag Became Old Glory

  • General Johnston on "Fire-eater" was plainly visible.

    How the Flag Became Old Glory

  • A great many seasons ago, when men with a white skin had never been seen in the land of the Mohegans, before the Fire-eater had come to take the place of the Yagesho (1), or the pale-face had succeeded to the less destructive Mammoth (2); some men of our nation, who were out at a place where the sea widens, espied, far away on the bosom of the

    Traditions of the North American Indians, Vol. 2 (of 3)

  • Bowles, but rather Sir Bors the Bowless, Knight of the Artful Arm, and known to his intimates as "The Fire-eater"; that he had just been challenged to fight his seven hundred and forty-seventh fight, and (for the seven hundred and forty-seventh time) he had accepted.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 159, August 18th, 1920

  • The great day of the Fire-eater -- or, should I say, the day of the great Fire-eater -- has passed.

    Miracle Mongers and Their Methods

  • In fact, Fire-eater -- as we called the Speaker -- hadn't much to gain by any attentions paid to me, and so I gave him credit for plain friendliness without any discount on the score of policy.

    Tattlings of a Retired Politician

  • Meantime the situation was strung up tighter than the G-string of a fiddle and the one who felt the strain most was the little wife of Fire-eater.

    Tattlings of a Retired Politician

  • The morning after the gathering of the clans at the capitol Fire-eater sat down at my table in the hotel and told stories all through the breakfast.

    Tattlings of a Retired Politician

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