War Reminiscences

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E. Waddey, 1890 - United States - 208 pages
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Page 199 - There is something of pride in the perilous hour, Whate'er be the shape in which death may lower; Fame is there to
Page 200 - of the air, And beasts of the forest all gathering there— All regarding man as their prey— All rejoicing in his decay.
Page 18 - Weighed in the balance, hero dust Is vile as vulgar clay ; . Thy scales, Mortality, are just To all
Page 182 - see if hell with all its powers to damn, Can add one curse to the foul thing I am
Page 105 - You may break, you may ruin the vase if you will— The scent of the roses will cling 'round it still.
Page 172 - Hancock directs me to acknowledge the receipt of your communication by the hand of Lieutenant-Colonel Chapman, of the 15th instant, in reply to mine of the llth. The General does not think it
Page 45 - a slave temporarily taken to aid in the construction of earthworks, or fortifications to protect the bodies of living men against the murderous storm of shell and shot, a great cry went up, a spirit of complaint was heard throughout the land, wildly proclaiming that the government had no right to take the property of the
Page 78 - We have left undone many things that we ought to have done (let
Page 204 - this moment Hern rushed into the room. With frantic gestures and hasty speech he reported the important result of his personal observations. "Colonel, Colonel," he exclaimed, "the infernal devils have sot a trap for you; I jist now run out about a mile and I found a thousand uv

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