Divers Views, Opinions, and Prophecies: Of Yoors Trooly

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R.W. Carroll, 1866 - American literature - 424 pages
 

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Contents

Has a Dream
240
Loses a Friend and Writes his Obituary
244
Issues an Appcle
248
Has a Difficulty with his Flock and Leaves it
252
Ye Lament of Joseph Bowers
257
Takes a Retrospective View
262
Deprecates the Arming of the Slaves by the South
266
Has a Frightful Dream
269
Proposes the Emigration of the Democracy
272
Consults the Spirits
276
Wailcth and Cusseth
279
Renounces Slavery
283
Lamenteth
285
Lines onto 0 P Morton the Tirent uv Iujeany
288
Details the Failures of the Democracy
290
LXXXHI Mr Nasby and his Friends on the Fall of Charleston
292
Lamenteth over the Apostacy of the Saints
297
The Fall of Richmond and Lees Surrender
300
The Assassination
304
Makes a Delegnshun uv Hisself
307
Sonnit2 a Litter uv Little Pigs
311
Has a Vision
312
Lays Down a Platform for the Coming Campaign
317
Sonnit2 a Old Hoss
321
Meets a Reconstructid Suthern Shivelry
322
Dreams a Dream
327
Sonnitr2 Whisky
331
Issues an Address to the Southern Democracy
332
Searches the Scriptures and gets Comfort Therefrom
336
XCV1I Suggests a Psalm of Sadness for his friends South
339
Has a Dream which Unveils the Future 848
343
NTTMBEB PAOI XCIX Opposes the Nomination of Soldiers
349
Sonnit2 Hanner Ann
353
Meets a Pardoned Rebel who Enlightens Him
354
The Wise Old Rat
361
Clir Sonnit2 my Nose 305
367
SonniU2 a Skeeter
371
Embarks in a New Enterprise
372
Indulges in a Reminiscence of his Youthful Days
375
Sonnit2 a Korn
380
On the Diversity of the Races
381
Sonnit2 a Fivecent Piece
385
On Southern Character
386
A Horrible Vision
390
Has a Conversation with the Devil 898
398
Appeal to the Democracy
403
After the October Elections 1805
407
The BowLegged Knite
411
CXVIIGives his Experience in Negro Impudence
416
A few Last Words
420

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Page 379 - ... saw the venerable mansion brilliantly illoominatid — there wuz indikashens uv suthin. Flingin ourselves from the vehicles, we rusht to the door, opened it, and — On the floor stood a beautiful maiden in white ; by her side a young man in black ; in front a clergyman, who wuz pronouncin these words : "Whom God hez jined together, let no man put asunder,
Page 306 - The war wuz over. The game wuz up when Richmond wuz evacuated. Why kill Linkin then '? For revenge ? Revenge is a costly luxury — a party so near bankrupt ez the Dimokrasy cannot afford to indulge in it. The wise man hez no sich word ez revenge in his dictionary — the fool barters his hope for it. Didst think that Linkin's...
Page 32 - Convenshun, when it hez its feet washed, smells sweeter than the Afrikin in his normal condishun, and is therefore his sooperior. Resolved, That the niggers be druv out uv Wingert's Corners, and that sich property ez they may hev accumulatid be confiscatid, and the proseeds applide to the follerin purposes, to-wit: Payment uv the bills of the last Dimekratik Centrel Committee; payment uv the disintrestid patriots ez got up this meetin; the balance to remane in my hands.
Page 17 - Ohio,' returned the President, 'who has been writing a series of letters in the newspapers over the signature of Petroleum V. Nasby. Some one sent me a pamphlet collection of them the other day. I am going to write to "Petroleum...
Page 306 - Linkin's deth would help the South? Linkin's hand wuz velvet — Johnson's may be, to the eye, but to the feel it will be found iron. Where Linkin switched, Johnson will flay. Where Linkin banished, Johnson will hang. Davis wuz shocked when he heard it — so wuz I, and, in common with all troo Dimekrats, I weep. PETROLEUM V. NASBY, LXXXVII. "HAKES A DELEGASHUN UV HISSELF,
Page 52 - I'm bald-headid, and hev bin obliged to wear a wig these 22 years. 2. I hev dandruff in wat scanty hair still hangs around my venerable temples. 3. I hev a kronic katarr.
Page 129 - I am a Ohio Dimekrat," says I, "who hez repoodiatid Vallandigum, " " Before or since the elecshen, did yoorepoodiatehim?" sez he. " Sinse, " retortid I. " I thot so, " sed he. " I would hev dun it, too, hed I bin you, " continnered he with a goriller-like grin. "We air now in favor uv a wiggerus prosecushen uv the war, and we want you to so alter yoor polisy that we kin act with you corjelly, " sez I. "Say on,
Page 305 - He hed ended the war uv oppression — he hed subjoogatid a free and brave people, who were strugglin for their rites, and hed em under his feet ; but I, in common with all Dimekrats, mourn his death ! Hed it happened in 1862, when it wood hev been uv sum use to us, we wood not be so bowed down with woe and anguish.
Page 128 - ez a Dimekrat, a free-born Dimekrat, who is prepared to die with neetnis and dispatch, and on short notis, fer the inalienable rite uv free speech — knoin also that you er a goriller, a feendish ape, a thirster after blud, I speek.
Page 62 - These articles, Nasby, belongs to the Guvment, to which I shel akount fer them. Report yoorself to wunst to Captin Smith." Ez I passed out, the lootenant-kernel, majer, and ajitent pulled me to wun side, and askt me "ef I coodent git three more to desert.

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