I hav lived in this world jist long enuff tew look karefully the seckond time into things that i am the most certain ov the fust time.

[I have lived in this world just long enough to look carefully the second time into things that I am the most certain of the first time.]

Josh Billings (1818-1885) American humorist [pseud. of Henry Wheeler Shaw]
Complete Works of Josh Billings, “Affurisms,” “Chicken Feed” (1876)

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