July 12, 1856

12 July 1856


In most of the New York shop windows, one reads: "Here we speak French;" "Here we speak Spanish;" "Here we speak German;" "Here we speak Italian." I suggest an improvement—"Here we speak the Truth."

Source Text:

Fanny Fern, "A Gentle Hint," The New-York Ledger (12 July 1856): 4

To cite this project:

Fanny Fern, "A Gentle Hint," Fanny Fern in The New York Ledger, Ed. Kevin McMullen (2018) http://fannyfern.org.