antedating of papiros(a) (1852)

Stephen Goranson goranson at DUKE.EDU
Tue Sep 4 13:17:45 UTC 2007

Quoting Jesse Sheidlower <jester at PANIX.COM>:

> On Sun, Sep 02, 2007 at 09:31:58AM -0400, Stephen Goranson wrote:
>> OED has papirosa n. 1857
>> The Boston Daily Atlas, (Boston, MA) Friday, October 22, 1852; Issue 97;
>> col E
>>     Paris Correspondence of the Atlas The Opera and the Drama?the Imperial
>> Progress?New Books?Prosecution of the Siecle?Academy of
>> Sciences?Medicine
>> Category: News (Gale)
>> "...The equipage of Lablache created a great deal of curiosity....The
>> freighrt
>> paid on macarroni alone was $100....Ten minutes before the [train]
>> departure,
>> the celebrated Basso made his appearance, having Papiros and Cigarette, two
>> favorite King-Charles dogs, triumphantly installed each in one pocket of
>> their
>> master's paletot."
> Is there a page number for this?
> Thanks,
> Jesse Sheidlower

Though the page is not explicitly numbered on the page, from the
full-page image
it is plainly the front page, page one.

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