The rebels are not so conceited as the simon pure (p. 075) West-Pointers.
But the true Phoebus, "the real Simon Pure," was as far to seek as ever.
He was what would be considered a Simon Pure pro-slavery Democrat.
And this came of lunching with the widow of a Simon Pure Kidder!
There was one old chap in the town—Bill Budlong—who took a heap of pride in being the simon pure ...