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2 edition of Recollections of the old quarter found in the catalog.

Recollections of the old quarter

William S. Gordon

Recollections of the old quarter

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Published by Published by Moose Bros. Company in Lynchburg, Virginia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans -- Fiction,
  • Plantation life -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Wm. S. Gordon ...
    ContributionsMoose Bros. Company., Moose Bros. Company.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ3.G6598 R, PS3513.O5976 R
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[8], 142, [2] p. (first 2 p. and last 2 p. blank), [13] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages142
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6922794M
    LC Control Number02030266
    OCLC/WorldCa4960357

    The portrait of Dr. I do hope you will come. Lumber went down, and he sold out and came back to Baraboo. One Indian drew a knife and broke the blade in attempting to use it. A feast we three had and saved the dog. Peters and back, and once from Fort Crawford Prairie du Chien to Fort Winnebago, for which latter fort we brought numerous soldiers of U.

    After the ceremony a whiskey toddy was handed around; then we had a good dinner. Foster, Chief Justice Nott, Warner Van Norden, and a great number of well known clergymen and editors have read able papers or delivered instructive addresses on that ever burning problem of how to turn swords Recollections of the old quarter book plowshares, and spears into pruning hooks. Click here to view book online to see this illustration in context in a browseable online version of this book. Geography, history, and the names of eminent people would be used to pull down the colors, and when the last tired speller went down to a glorious defeat, the audience sent up such a howl of applause as to cause the windows to rattle, and sometimes the old stove would topple over in the excitement. The laws of Kentucky at that time authorized all the courts in the State to appoint their own clerk, and if the appointee produced a certificate of qualification signed by a majority of the judges of the court of appeals he received a permanent appointment for and during life.

    James McCosh. There was nothing further of importance transpired during the winter of that year. His best discourses were extemporaneous, and he had very little gesture, except with his forefinger, which he used to Recollections of the old quarter book under his chin, and sometimes against his nose in a very peculiar manner. During the summer of that year I was watching the sun rise from the summit of the Righi in Switzerland, and was accosted by a sandy-haired man in an old oilcloth overcoat who asked for some explanation about the mountain within our view. One week the water in the toilet bowls froze, and we decided perhaps some practicalities were more important than sun porches, gilded mirrors large as pool tables and foot-tall mahogany secretaries. Its spacious Broadway, lined with stately elms, is one of the most sightly avenues in our land; and some of the superb hotels that front upon it fulfill the American demand for "bigness.


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Tozer had a range Recollections of the old quarter book influence on high school—age youth that rivaled his impact on college people. His neighbor at this place was Wallace Rowan, a rough, goodhearted frontiersman from Indiana with a white wife.

We spent several hours at this village and then went down the prairie to the Narrows below, from which place we returned home. He was of medlium size and well built and possessed an endurance for a pioneer life far, far above, that of ordinary men. Morgan circuit court, and the first corner was established at the War shoal four miles below Jackson.

These were supplied with mail once a week. I hastened thereearly one day and spent most of the time watching theantics of the bears, and feeding apples to the elephant byallowing him to pick them out of my pockets.

Finney was appointed to a theological chair in the newly organized college at Oberlin, Ohio. Our engineer gave out, and if left alone would perish. Finney replied, "Deacon B. There would not be enough corn husked to fill the corn bin very full, but the amount of fun gotten out of the work filled the hours to completion.

His remains were interred in a pleasant knoll about forty rods northwest of the dam, with nothing to mark the spot, together with some other members of his family and some other early settlers.

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He was a mild, pleasant boy. He had two sons, Wiley and Brooks; and two brothers, William and Alexander. Apple-parings were another very pleasant pastime. Recollections of the old quarter book have already narrated some of my pleasant experiences in preaching at Saratoga, and I could add to them several other interesting incidents.

The buildings were erected by M. Musical instruments were expensive and few families possessed one, unless it was a violin, or fiddle, as it was then called, but singing was very popular and entered largely into all social life. He stood up in his pulpit and delivered his calm, clear, strong, spiritual utterances with scarcely a trace of emotion, and the hushed assembly listened as if they were listening to one of the oracles of God.

Near that bluff where Merrihew's mill now stands, the Count shot a deer, but unluckily so that it escaped him. There were 25 persons present, of whom four were females- Mrs. It is the most widely known the world over of any of our American watering places and is an exceedingly beautiful town.

Once Edman became president of Wheaton College there was seldom a year that passed—at least until the Tozers moved to Canada in —that the Southside pastor was brought to Wheaton College to speak in chapel. He purchased two lots west of the courthouse, and in erected thereon a dwelling and store house of hewed logs.

They quietly attended to their business, burying the dust they accumulated.

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I am under a strong temptation to give my reminiscences of many notable persons whom I was wont to meet at Saratoga, such as the urbane ex-President Martin Van Buren, and that noble Christian statesman, Vice-President Henry Wilson, and the cheery old poet John Pierpont, and the erudite Horatio Recollections of the old quarter book.

I leaned over to Beecher and whispered, "That is splendid platforming, isn't it? There was a small field of about 12 acres cleared on the hill, including most of the town site, upon which stood a log cabin, the only house in town.

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