Down South

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Page 82 - Calm as the second summer which precedes The first fall of the snow, In the broad sunlight of heroic deeds, The city hides the foe. As yet, behind their ramparts stern and proud, Her bolted thunders sleep—• Dark Sumter, like a battlemented cloud, Looms o'er
Page 82 - the foe. As yet, behind their ramparts stern and proud, Her bolted thunders sleep—• Dark Sumter, like a battlemented cloud, Looms o'er the solemn deep. No Calpe frowns from lofty cliff or scar, To guard the holy strand ; But Moultrie holds in leash
Page 19 - Presented by English gentlemen as a tribute of admiration for the soldier and patriot, Thomas J. Jackson, and gratefully accepted by Virginia in the name of the Southern people. Done AD 1875, in the
Page 149 - a man has a right to do as he likes with his own; and
Page 57 - women : we have likewise a genteel playhouse, where a very tolerable set of actors, called ' The American Company of Comedians,
Page 239 - Frenchwoman, her mahogany coloured face scored like the bark of an old tree scarcely visible beneath her flapping sunbonnet. She wore short petticoats, and came clattering along over the rough stones in her wooden sabots, while her tall blue-bloused grandson carrying her wellfilled basket strode beside her ; and a
Page 57 - many sing well, and play upon the harpsichord and guitar with great skill. In summer riding on horseback or in
Page 244 - cottages, with their porches covered with blossoms, and rows of the old-fashioned straw beehives in front. Here and there are tall tenement houses built of cherry-red bricks, which are let out in flats to the labouring classes.
Page 243 - branches meeting and forming a canopy overhead. The ground is carpeted with soft green turf, and bare-legged urchins, black and white, are playing merry games; a broken down horse is quietly grazing, and a cow is being milked under the trees, while a company of pretty white goats, with a
Page 14 - with the mother who mourns her dead. The passion for Virginia glows in every Virginian breast, and a myriad hearts beating as one mourn with proud regret for her noblest sons.

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