The Register of the Kentucky State Historical Society, Volume 10 (Google eBook)

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Kentucky State Historical Society, 1912 - Kentucky
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Page 19 - tis not done. The attempt, and not the deed, Confounds us. Hark ! I laid their daggers ready He could not miss them. Had he not resembled My father as he slept, I had done 't.
Page 28 - Life ! we've been long together, Through pleasant and through cloudy weather ; 'Tis hard to part when friends are dear — Perhaps 'twill cost a sigh, a tear : — Then steal away, give little warning, Choose thine own time ; Say not ' Good night ' — but in some brighter clime Bid me
Page 36 - By-'n'-by hard times comes a-knocking at the door : Then my old Kentucky home, good night ! Weep no more, my lady, Oh, weep no more to-day ! We will sing one song for the old Kentucky home, For the old Kentucky home, far away.
Page 37 - They hunt no more for the possum and the coon On the meadow, the hill and the shore, They sing no more by the glimmer of the moon, On the bench by the old cabin door. The day goes by like a shadow o'er the heart, With sorrow where all was delight: The time has come when the darkies have to part, Then my old Kentucky Home, good-night!
Page 11 - WILLIAM L. MARCY, Secretary of State. JAMES GUTHRIE, Secretary of the Treasury. JEFFERSON DAVIS, Secretary of War. JAMES C. DOBBIN, Secretary of the Navy. JAMES CAMPBELL, Postmaster General.
Page 36 - I knew a very wise man so much of Sir Chr — 's sentiment, that he believed if a man were permitted to make all the ballads, he need not care who should make the laws of a nation.
Page 78 - Advertising doesn't jerk; it pulls. It begins very gently at first, but the pull is steady. It increases day by day, and year by year, until it exerts an irresistible power.
Page 23 - He was indeed eloquent — all the world knows that. He held the keys to the hearts of his countrymen, and he turned the wards within them with a skill attained by no other master. But eloquence was, nevertheless, only an instrument, and one of many that he used. His conversation, his gesture, his very look was persuasive, seductive, irresistible.
Page 66 - Bends o'er the flood his eager ear To catch the sounds far off, yet dear- — Drinks the sweet draught, but knows not why The tear of rapture fills his eye. And can he now, to manhood grown, Tell why those notes, simple and lone, As on the ravished ear they fell...
Page 86 - ... the May number of the Register of the Kentucky State Historical Society — especially the Woodsons.

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