Lew wallace an autobiography

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Page 208 - I saw her upon nearer view A spirit yet a woman too! Her household motions light and free And steps of virgin liberty; A countenance in which did meet Sweet records, promises as sweet ; A creature not too bright and good For human nature's daily food; For transient sorrows, simple wiles, Praise, blame, love, kisses, tears, and smiles.
Page 234 - March 6, 1820,) which, being inconsistent with the principle of non-intervention by Congress with slavery in the States and Territories — as recognized by the legislation of 1850, commonly called the Compromise Measures — is hereby declared inoperative and void; it being the true intent and meaning of this act not to legislate slavery into any Territory or State, nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly...
Page 4 - Go — you may call it madness, folly ; You shall not chase my gloom away. There's such a charm in melancholy, I would not, if I could, be gay.
Page 177 - Indiana regiment, which had fallen back as stated, could not be rallied, and took no further part in the action, except a handful of men, who, under its gallant Colonel Bowles, joined the Mississippi regiment, and did good service; and those fugitives who, at a later period in the day, assisted in defending the train and depot at Buena Vista.
Page 442 - If so, it will account for his neglect of my often-repeated orders. I do not deem it advisable to arrest him at present, but have placed General Smith in command of the expedition up the Tennessee. I think Smith will restore order and discipline.
Page 486 - I saw the glistening bayonets of heavy masses of infantry to our left frunt in the woods beyond the small stream alluded to, and became satisfied for the first time that the enemy designed a determined attack on our whole camp.
Page 442 - Do not hesitate to arrest him at once, if the good of the service requires it, and place CF Smith in command. You are at liberty to regard this as a positive order, if it will smooth your way.
Page 304 - The Major glanced at the porch, and observed blood on the floor. " Did they bring anybody else here, madam ? " he asked. " O, yes ! I reckon they did. Me and my man came out while they were at work, and we counted, twenty-three men laid out, side by side, on the porch there. Two or three of them were wounded. I heard some one say that they had brought some of the dead men down the railroad. Ashby was one of the wounded.
Page 487 - You cannot march through the swamps ; make the troops comfortable ; I will send boats for you Monday or Tuesday, or some time early in the week. There will be no fight at Pittsburg Landing ; we will have to go to Corinth, where the rebels are fortified.
Page 197 - If thou art to have a wife of thy youth, she is now living on the earth ; therefore think of her, and pray for her weal ; yea, though thou hast not seen her.

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