Annals of Augusta County, Virginia: With Reminiscences Illustrative of the Vicissitudes of Its Pioneer Settlers ; Biographical Sketches of Citizens Locally Prominent, and of Those who Have Founded Families in the Southern and Western States ; a Diary of the War, 1861-'5, and a Chapter on Reconstruction (Google eBook)
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Page 362 - Why do those cliffs of shadowy tint appear More sweet than all the landscape smiling near ?— 'Tis distance lends enchantment to the view, And robes the mountain in its azure hue.
Page 138 - I appeal to any white man to say, if ever he entered Logan's cabin hungry, and he gave him not meat; if ever he came cold and naked, and he clothed him not. During the course of the last long and bloody war, Logan remained idle in his cabin, an advocate for peace. Such was my love for the whites, that my countrymen pointed as they passed, and said, 'Logan is the friend of white men.
Page 138 - Logan, not even sparing my women and children. There runs not a drop of my blood in the veins of any living creature. This called on me for revenge. I have sought it: I have killed many: I have fully glutted my vengeance: for my country I rejoice at the beams of peace. But do not...
Page 138 - There runs not a drop of my blood in the veins of any living creature. This called on me for revenge. I have sought it; I have killed many; I have fully glutted my vengeance. For my country, I rejoice at the beams of peace; but do not harbour a thought that mine is the joy of fear.
Page 363 - And theekit it ower wi" rashes. Fair Bessy Bell I looed yestreen, And thought I ne'er could alter ; But Mary Gray's twa pawky een Have garr'd my fancy falter.
Page 364 - Blyth as a kid, with wit at will, She blooming, tight, and tall is ; And guides her airs sae gracefu' still, O Jove, she's like thy Pallas.
Page 8 - We had a good dinner, and after it we got the men together and loaded all their arms, and we drank the King's health in champagne and fired a volley, the Princess...
Page 83 - Be of good courage, and let us play the men for our people, and for the cities of our God : and the LORD do that which seemeth him good.