A secret society, also political, was formed here, known as the Know-Nothings.
What do you mean, you know-nothings, by flattening the sail like that?
They were also called the Know-Nothings, that's what they always said.
The Know-Nothings, likewise, though their number had been steadily melting away, had not entirely disappeared.
The campaign was a crucial one, and the Know-Nothings never recovered from their defeat.
Mr. Toombs plunged at once into the canvass and proceeded, in his own vigorous way, to fight the Know-nothings.
As a part of the history of the times, it may be proper to give the rise and progress of the so-called order of "Know-Nothings."
But there is a party lately come into the field, and called the Know-nothings, which requires a special notice.
The Know-nothings arose and disappeared, without accomplishing anything.
The Americans or Know-Nothings everywhere put out in 1854 full tickets and showed at once surprising strength.