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Pagina 82 - In Exile with a steady Heart, "He spent his Life's declining Part; "Where, Folly, Pride, and Faction sway, "Remote from ST. JOHN, POPE, and GAY.
Pagina 23 - ... as if fleeing from danger; and, suddenly checking his horse, returned first in a pace, then in a trot, and then in a canter. While he was performing these various evolutions, he cursed, swore, whooped, screamed, and tossed himself in every attitude which man could assume on horseback. In short, he cavorted most magnanimously (a term which, in our tongue, expresses all that I have described, and a little more), and seemed to be setting all creation at defiance. As I like to see all that is passing,...
Pagina 52 - Ransy's youth, had conspired with clay and blackberries to throw him quite out of the order of nature. His shoulders were fleshless and elevated; his head large and flat; his neck slim and translucent; and his arms, hands, fingers, and feet were lengthened out of all proportion to the rest of his frame. His joints were large and his limbs small; and as for flesh, he could not, with propriety, be said to have any. Those parts which nature usually supplies with the most of this article — the calves...
Pagina 23 - ... tossed himself in every attitude which man could assume on horseback. In short, he cavorted most magnanimously (a term which, in our tongue, expresses all that I have described, and a little more), and seemed to be setting all creation at defiance. As I like to see all that is passing, I determined to take a position a little nearer to him, and to ascertain, if possible, what it was that affected him so sensibly. Accordingly, I approached a crowd before which he had stopped for a moment, and...
Pagina 24 - Oh, look at him!" said the Blossom, alighting and hitting him a cut; "look at him! He's the best piece of hossflesh in the thirteen united univarsal worlds. There's no sort o' mistake in little Bullet. He can pick up miles on his feet, and fling 'em behind him as fast as the next man's hoss, I don't care where he comes from. And he can keep at it as long as the sun can shine without resting.
Pagina 27 - em together for a hundred and fifty mile; and if Kit an't twenty mile ahead of him at the coming out, any man may take Kit for nothing. But he's a monstrous mean horse, gentlemen; any man may see that. He's the scariest horse, too, you ever saw. He won't do to hunt on, no how.
Pagina 63 - here I am." "Sammy," said the squire, winking to the company and drawing the head of his cane to his mouth with an arch smile as he closed, "I — wish — you — to tell — Cousin — Bobby — and — these — gentlemen here present — what — your — Uncle — Tommy — said — before — the — fight — began ? " "Oh, get away, Uncle Tom," said Sam, smiling (the squire winked), "you don't know nothing about fighting.

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Augustus Baldwin Longstreet (1790-1870)
In 1835 Augustus Baldwin Longstreet published Georgia's first important literary work, Georgia Scenes, Characters, Incidents, Etc. in the First Half Century ...
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Honorees - Augustus Baldwin Longstreet
Georgia Scenes, Characters, Incidents, Etc. in the First Half Century of the Republic (1835) was a groundbreaking work which drew the contemporary praise of ...
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MWP: Mississippi Writer Timeline ~ 1835
Georgia Scenes, Characters, Incidents, Etc. in the First Half Century of the Republic: By a Native Georgian, by Augustus Baldwin Longstreet (Southern ...
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Longstreet Augustus Baldwin: Georgia Scenes, Characters, Incidents ...
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