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 cuss.
The real Simon Pure, in his own snug little corner, writhed again.
And as regarded the "living in sin business," evidently she was the real Simon Pure, and Marianne a mere pretender!
We had indulged in divers drunken freaks; and not the least ridiculous was an interchange of clothes between me and Simon Pure.
All these truthful sayings have been preserved as proverbs simply because they are simon pure truths.
This man does not get in over four or five hours' simon pure hard work in a day.