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" Asking for a place to stay all night, you may be told, " Go to So and So's house; he'll pertect ye; " and he will, too, at the risk of his own life when you are past the line of suspicion and under his roof. There are other facts that soften a too harsh... "
Library of Southern Literature: Biography - Page 1691
by Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles William Kent - 1909
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Scribner's Magazine, Volume 29

Edward Livermore Burlingame - 1901
...Frenchman, who hated the backwoodsman, says • A Hand Corn-mill on the Poor Fork of the Cumberland. has cleared it, built his cabin from the trees, lived...while doing it, for he kept his men busy getting out timber when they weren't fighting, said to me, in all seriousness : " I have triumphed agin my enemies...
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Scribner's Magazine ..., Volume 29

Edward Livermore Burlingame, Robert Bridges, Alfred Dashiell, Making of America Project, Harlan Logan - 1901
...the Frenchman, who hated the backwoodsman, says A Hand Corn-mill on the Poor Fork of the Cumberland has cleared it, built his cabin from the trees, lived...in the Middle Ages. A, feud leader, who had about exterminated»the opposing faction and had made a good fortune for a mountaineer while doing it, for...
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Blue-grass and Rhododendron: Out-doors in Old Kentucky

John Fox - Kentucky - 1901 - 294 pages
...surrendered to the law, the privilege of avenging his private wrongs. The non-partisan and the traveller are never molested. Property of the beaten faction...while doing it, for he kept his men busy getting out timber when they weren't fighting, said to me, in all seriousness : " I have triumphed agin my enemies...
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Blue-grass and Rhododendron: Outdoors in Old Kentucky

John Fox (jr.) - Kentucky - 1901 - 294 pages
...you are going and what your business is. If your answers are satisfactory, you go on unmolested. 42 Asking for a place to stay all night, you may be told,...mountaineer while doing it, for he kept his men busy 43 getting out timber when they weren't fighting, said to me, in all seriousness: " I have triumphed...
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Our Southern Highlanders

Horace Kephart - Appalachian Mountains - 1913 - 395 pages
...replied the witness, " religion ain't got nothin' to do with corner-trees I " John Fox relates that, " A feud leader who had about exterminated the opposing...while doing it, for he kept his men busy getting out timber when they weren't fighting, said to me in all seriousness: "'I have triumphed agin my enemies...
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Blue-Grass and Rhododendron: Out-Doors in Old Kentucky

John Fox - History - 1994 - 294 pages
...roof. There are other facts that soften a too harsh judgment of the mountaineer and his feud—harsh as the judgment should be. Personal fealty is the...while doing it, for he kept his men busy getting out timber when they weren't fighting, said to me, in all seriousness: " I have triumphed agin my enemies...
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Appalachian Images in Folk and Popular Culture

W. K. McNeil - History - 1995 - 348 pages
...judgment of the mountaineer and his feud — harsh as the judgment should be. Personal fealty is the the corner-stone of the feud. The mountaineer admits...while doing it, for he kept his men busy getting out timber when they weren't fighting, said to me, in all seriousness: "I have triumphed agin my enemies...
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Fibre & Fabric: A Record of American Textile Industries in the ..., Volume 33

Textile fabrics - 1901
...21,943 were buried, and 17,956— or forty-five per cent — cremated. A CHRISTIAN AND His GUN. — A feud leader, who had about exterminated the opposing...good fortune for a mountaineer while doing it, for be kept his men busy getting out timber when they weren't fighting, said to me, in all seriousness...
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