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

Makes a Candidate uv Hisself
46
Shows why he should not be Drafted
52
In Canada
54
Is finally Drafted
57
DesertsHis Experience in Clothes
60
Captures a Turkey
65
Improves his Fortunes by Marriage
69
Converses with a Southern Soldier
70
At Home
73
Assists Draft Resisters
76
Strategises
79
Addresses the Soldiers
81
Organizes a Democratic Church
84
Goes on with his Church
87
Capchcrd
90
Starts a Paper
93
Preaches and makes a Sudden Shift
97
Observes a Day of Fasting
99
Visits Vallandigham
102
Converses with a Brother
107
Confession of Faith
110
R PARI XXIX PreachesSubject Givin
113
Visits Camp Dennison to Electioneer for Vallandigham
116
In the Apossel Biznis
119
Waileth
122
Changes his Base
125
Has an Interview with the President
128
Preaches
132
Proposes to Restore the Union
137
A Plan for the Salvation of the Democratic Party
139
Takes a Retrospective View
142
Communes with Spirits
145
Tries an Experiment
149
Addresses Jefferson Davis
152
Establishes African Slavery
155
Opposes the Nomination of a Military Man
159
The Prodigal Son
163
Dreams
167
Tries to Awaken an Interest
172
Recommends Unanimity
176
Again Repudiates McClellan and Reasons Therefor
179
Ordains a Missionary
182
Will Support McClellan
186
Gives Thanks
189
Waileth
192
Fremonts Nomination
195
Nominates a Ticket
198
Addresses Jefferson Davis 20
200
On the Return of Vallandigham
203
Defines his Position and Appeals for Aid
206
Declares for Repudiation and Union with the South
210
Shows that a War Platform wont do for the Democracy
213
Has a Dream
240
Loses a Friend and Writes his Obituary
244
Issues an Appele
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 Dram
269
Proposes the Emigration of the Democracy
272
276
276
LXXVIIL Waileth and Cusseth
279
Renounces Slavery
283
Lamenteth
285
Lines onto 0 P Morton the Tirent uv Injeany
288
Details the Failures of the Democracy
290
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 Delegashun uv Hisaelf
307
Sonnit2 a Litter uv Little Pigs
311
Has a Vision
312
Lays Down a Platform for the Coming Campaign
317
XCLSonnit2 a Old Hoss 821
321
XCLT Meets a Reconstructid Sulhern Shivelry
322
XCIII 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
NUMBER PAGE XCIX Opposes the Nomination of Soldiers
349
Sonnit2 Hanner Ann
353
Meets a Pardoned Rebel who Enlightens Him
354
The Wise Old Rat
361
Sonnit2 my Nose
365
The Diskontentid Pezant
366
Sonnit2 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
398
Appeal to the Democracy
403
After the October Elections 1805
407
The BowLcggcd Kuitc
411
CXV1IGives his Experience in Negro Impudence
416
A few Last Words
420

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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 407 - Jersey may be dependid on. The few Ablishnists we hev, hev gone so far into spellin-books and grammars, that their talk is all Greek to our voters, and so they are safe from, their contaminatin appeals. She expects every State to do its dooty. She is lonesome, and wants company. She stretches out her hands appealinly to her sisters, and sez, in winnin tones, " Jine me !
Page 306 - Linkin's death wood 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. Lait Paster uv the Church uv the Noo Dispensashun.
Page 52 - I see in the papers last nite that the Government hez institooted a draft, and that in a few weeks sum hundreds uv thousands uv peeceable citizens will be dragged to the tented field. I know not wat uthers may do, but ez for me, I cant go.
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 17 - No, I have not,' was the answer. 'Who is Nasby?' 'There is a chap out in Ohio,' returned the President, 'who has been writing a series of letters in the newspapers over the signature of Petroleum V.
Page 352 - No payin a debt incurred ill a nigger war ! " " Protect us from nigger equality! " and sich other precepts ez cum within range uv the Dimekratik intellek, and go in and win. May the Lord hasten the day. PETROLEUM V. NASBY, Lait Paster uv the Church uv the Noo Dispensashun.
Page 56 - A few slavish Kanajens who set there laft. The landlord required a months pay in advance, and a further deposit uv 25 cents per eggsile, as sekoority fer the pewter spoons, wich we hev at table. To cap the climacks, last nite a big nigger was put into each uv our rooms, and we were forced to sleep with em, or okkepy the floor, wich I did.
Page 17 - There is a chap out in 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 17 - In a corner of his desk he kept a copy of the latest humorous work ; and it was frequently his habit, when greatly .fatigued, annoyed, or depressed, to take this up and read a chapter, with great relief. The Saturday evening before he left Washington to go to the front, just previous to the capture of Richmond, I was with him from seven o'clock till nearly twelve.

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