Genealogical and Historical Notes on Culpeper County, Virginia

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R.T. Green, 1900 - Culpeper County (Va.) - 160 pages

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Page 105 - Continuing the hypnosis still further, these sensitive strata become condensed into two poles of sensitivity, the one on the right and the other on the left of the patient.
Page 41 - Princess's health in Burgundy, and fired a volley, and all the rest of the Royal Family in claret, and a volley. We drank the Governor's health and fired another volley. We had several sorts of liquors, viz., Virginia red wine and white wine, Irish usquebaugh, brandy, shrub, two sorts of rum, champagne, canary, cherry, punch, water, cider, &c.
Page 4 - Amongst other favorite animals that cheered this lady's solitude, a brace of tame deer ran familiarly about the house, and one of them came to stare at me as a stranger. But unluckily spying his own figure in the glass, he made a spring over the tea table that stood under it and shattered the glass to pieces, and falling back upon the tea table, made a terrible fracas among the china.
Page 111 - James, by the grace of God King of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, and defender of the faith...
Page 5 - They conducted me through a shady lane to the landing, and by the way made me drink some very fine water that issued from a marble fountain and ran incessantly. Just behind it was a covered bench, where Miss Theky often sat and bewailed her virginity.
Page 43 - And where the wild beast roams In patience planned New forest homes beyond the mighty sea, There undisturbed and free To live as brothers of one family. What pains and cares befell, What trials and what fears, Remember, and wherein we have done well Follow our footsteps, men of coming years ; Where we have failed to do Aright or wisely live, Be warned by us, the better way pursue.
Page 4 - Spotswood's enchanted castle on one side of the street, and a baker's dozen of ruinous tenements on the other, where so many German families had dwelt some years ago; but are now removed ten miles higher in the fork of Rappahannock, to land of their own.
Page 37 - Indians who frequent those parts, that from the pass where I was It is but three Days' March to a great Nation of Indians living on a River...
Page 10 - Man, that is born of a woman, is of few days, and full of trouble. He cometh forth as a flower, and is cut down; he fleeth also as a shadow, and continueth not.
Page 5 - I came to be instructed by so great a master in the mystery of making of iron, wherein he had led the way, and was the Tubal Cain of Virginia. He corrected me a little there, by assuring me he was not only the first in this country, but the first in North America, who had erected a regular furnace.

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