Pro Bono Publico and Constant Reader

Benjamin Barrett gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM
Mon Aug 18 03:05:21 UTC 2008

Putting both names in quotes in Google followed by penname led to the
following information:

Constant Reader, for Dorothy Parker (
Sir Robert Wilmot Horton for pro Bono Publico (

I haven't looked any further to confirm. HTH, BB

On Aug 17, 2008, at 7:48 PM, Sam Clements wrote:

> What I'm looking for is "who" used these as pen names in the 19th =
> century, in writing to/for Harper's, Leslie's and others.  (I'm
> making =
> the leap that they "were" indeed used as pen names by someone.
> Perhaps =
> they are merely anonymous signatures)
> Just don't ask me how this relates to the subject of my research,
> Jerry =
> Thomas, who was the world's greatest bar-tender. =20

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