Patty Gray's Journey: From Boston to Baltimore

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Lee and Shepard, 1876 - African Americans - 201 pages

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Page i - And all the way from Calvary down The carven pavement shows Their graves who won the martyr's crown And safe in God repose ; The saints of many a warring creed Who now in heaven have learned That all paths to the Father lead Where Self the feet have spurned.
Page 52 - Nature go on, and the drama of human destiny develops itself just as if there was no such thing in the world as a pessimistic professor or a damnatory divine.
Page xxxvi - but my granny was, and a heap blacker than I, though I dare say young master there thinks I'se black enough. La ! I'se heerd her tell, many a time, how she left her babies sleeping in her hut while her husband was goi\e away to fish.
Page xxxvii - Methody, and his church wouldn't let him hold a slave, unless he freed her when she come of age.

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