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Life in the South: From the Commencement of the War, Volumen1
Catherine Cooper Hopley
Vista completa - 1863
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Página 219 - At once there rose so wild a yell, Within that dark and narrow dell; As all the fiends from heaven that fell Had pealed the banner cry of hell.
Página 141 - COUNTRY'S SKY ARE YE ALL THERE? Are ye all there? Are ye all there, Stars in my country's sky? Are ye all there? Are ye all there, In your shining homes on high? "Count us! Count us," was their answer, As they dazzled on my view, In glorious perihelion, Amid their field of blue.
Página 296 - ... the steed, The mustering squadron, and the clattering car, Went pouring forward with impetuous speed, And swiftly forming in the ranks of war; And the deep thunder peal on peal afar; And near, the beat of the alarming drum Roused up the soldier ere the morning star; While thronged the citizens with terror dumb, Or whispering, with white lips - 'The foe! they come! they come!
Página 139 - The long-continued and intemperate interference of the Northern people with the question of slavery in the Southern States has at length produced its natural effects.
Página 142 - Then the Angel touched mine eyelids, And touched the frowning cloud ; And its sable rim departed, •And it fled with murky shroud. There was no missing Pleiad, "Mid all that sister race ; The Southern Cross gleamed radiant forth, And the Pole star kept its place.
Página 360 - Our regiment behaved most gallantly. Not a man shrunk from his post or showed symptoms of fear. When more at leisure, I will give) you a detailed report of the operations. " Our Heavenly Father has most wonderfully interposed to shield our hearts in the day of battle ; unto His great name be all the praise for our success. " With much respect, DH HILL, " Colonel First Regiment NC Volunteers.
Página 194 - There is nothing to be hoped from Congress. The remedy is with you alone, when you assemble in sovereign convention. . . . "We conclude by expressing our solemn conviction that prompt and decided action, by the people of Virginia, in convention, will afford the surest means, under the providence of God, of averting an impending civil war, and preserving the hope of reconstructing a Union already dissolved.
Página 219 - With deep gratitude to my countrymen for this mark of their confidence ; with a distrust of my own ability to perform the duty required under the most favorable circumstances, and now rendered doubly difficult by existing national perils; yet with a firm reliance on the strength of our free government,. and the eventual loyalty of the people to the just principles upon which it is founded, and above all with an unshaken faith in the Supreme Ruler of nations, I accept this trust. Be pleased to signify...