I never saw but one other man whose quiet, droll look excited in me the same disposition to laugh, and that was artemus ward.
You admire artemus ward: he had a giant mind, you recollect, but not always about him.
The soubriquet "artemus ward," was not taken from the Revolutionary general.
This is ‘a fac,’ as artemus ward would say, and ‘facs’ are stubborn things.
I never saw anybody so "sot," as artemus ward would say; she's positive to the verge of obstinacy.
So, too, I found the express system on the whole what our friend artemus ward calls "a sweet boon."
artemus ward wrote little, but he made good and left his mark.
He is well remembered by students of American humor as a contemporary and rival of artemus ward.
His tricks have been at tempted in many theaters, but artemus ward was inimitable.
artemus ward writes that he is tired of answering the questions as to how many wives Brigham Young has.
Old English weard "a guarding, a watchman, a sentry," from West Germanic *wardo (cf. Old Saxon ward, Old Norse vörðr, Old High German wart). Used for administrative districts (at first in the sense of guardianship) from late 14c.; of hospital divisions from 1749. Meaning "minor under control of a guardian" is from early 15c. Ward-heeler is 1890, from heeler "loafer, one on the lookout for shady work" (1870s).
Old English weardian "to keep guard," from Proto-Germanic *wardojan- (cf. Old Saxon wardon, Old Norse varða "to guard," Old Frisian wardia, Middle Dutch waerden "to take care of," Old High German warten "to guard, look out for, expect," German warten "to wait, wait on, nurse, tend"), from *wardo- (see ward (n.)). French garder, Italian guardare, Spanish guardar are Germanic loan-words. Meaning "to parry, to fend off" (now usually with off) is recorded from 1570s. Related: Warded; warding.
A room in a hospital usually holding six or more patients.
A division in a hospital for the care of a particular group of patients.
a prison (Gen. 40:3, 4); a watch-station (Isa. 21:8); a guard (Neh. 13:30).