Library of Southern Literature: Biography

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Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles William Kent
Martin & Hoyt Company, 1909 - Authors, American

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Page 5112 - The conventions of a number of the states having, at the time of their adopting the constitution, expressed a desire, in order to prevent misconstruction or abuse of its powers, that further declaratory and restrictive clauses should be added...
Page 4782 - For whilst, to the shame of slow-endeavouring art, Thy easy numbers flow, and that each heart Hath, from the leaves of thy unvalued book, Those Delphic lines with deep impression took ; Then thou, our fancy of itself bereaving, Dost make us marble, with too much conceiving ; And, so sepulchred, in such pomp dost lie, That kings, for such a tomb, would wish to die.
Page 5157 - Fear not," said he, for mighty dread Had seized their troubled mind; " Glad tidings of great joy I bring To you and all mankind.
Page 5112 - RESOLVED, by the Senate, and House of Representatives, of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, Two Thirds of both Houses concurring, That the following Articles be proposed to the Legislatures of the several States as Amendments to the Constitution of the United States...
Page 4830 - Now light the fire and cook the meal. The last perhaps that we shall taste; I hear the Swamp Fox round us steal. And that's a sign we move in haste. He whistles to the scouts, and hark ! You hear his order calm and low. Come, wave your torch across the dark, And let us see the boys that go.
Page 4944 - At his entrance before the king, all the people gave a great shout. The queen of Appamatuck was appointed to bring him water to wash his hands, and another brought him a bunch of feathers, instead of a towel to dry them.
Page 4929 - A True Relation of such occurrences and accidents of noate as hath hap'ned in Virginia since the first planting of that Collony which is now resident in the South part thereof, till the last returne from thence.
Page 4829 - The true heart and the ready hand, The spirit stubborn to be free, The twisted bore, the smiting brand — • And we are Marion's men, you see.
Page 4768 - The ship filled so rapidly, however, that before we had made much progress the fires were extinguished in the furnaces, and we were evidently on the point of sinking.
Page 4926 - Major, you oughter seen ole marsa lookin' for der udder leg ob dat goose! He rolled him ober on de dish, dis way an' dat way, an' den he jabbed dat ole bone-handled caarvin' fork in him an' hel

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