A Visit to Uncle Tom's Cabin

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Laird & Lee, 1892 - 78 من الصفحات

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الصفحة 60 - His round, bullet head, large, light-gray eyes, with their shaggy, sandy eye-brows, and stiff, wiry, sun-burned hair, were rather unprepossessing items, it is to be confessed; his large, coarse mouth was distended with tobacco, the juice of which, from time to time, he ejected from him with great decision and explosive force ; his hands were immensely large, hairy, sunburned, freckled, and very dirty, and garnished with long nails, in a very foul condition.
الصفحة 32 - Oh, the grave ! — the grave ! It buries every error, covers every defect, extinguishes every resentment ! From its peaceful bosom spring none but fond regrets and tender recollections.
الصفحة 20 - It is a beautiful belief, That ever round our head Are hovering, on angel wings, The spirits of the dead.
الصفحة 51 - Harrison, to me well known, who, being by me first duly sworn according to law, deposes and says, that he knows that Messrs.
الصفحة 51 - America, the one hundred and , before me, , a .Notary Public in and for the Parish of Orleans, State of Louisiana, duly commissioned and qualified, and in the presence of the witnesses hereinafter named and undersigned, personally came and appeared...
الصفحة 19 - On its completion, it appeared in two volumes, I2mo, in Boston. Its success was without a parallel, up to that time, in the literature of any age. Near half a million copies were sold in this country, and a considerably larger number in England. It was translated into every language of Europe, and into Arabic and Armenian. It was dramatized and acted in nearly every theatre in the world.
الصفحة 40 - ... me that I am mortal; and as that is a subject I do not like to reflect upon, I turn my philosophic eye to the unfading glory of the Confederacy , and there I behold unending power and immortal honor. The stars shall fade, but the Confederacy shall endure forever. Yours, weekly, JAMES B. MACPHERSON. PS — Since writing the above, I have received the following letter from my son Louis T. Wigfall : PORT HUDSON, April 2. " DAD : — Give My love to the Great Hoast, and to the bewtiful ladies which...
الصفحة 43 - I have kept the cabin just for the sake of its association with Mrs. Stowe's book, without any thought of its ever being of any money value and without a thought of its ever being moved from the plantation, but lately I have been approached by parties from Chicago and New York who have offered to buy the cabin with the view of bringing it to the World's Fair at Chicago. Those offers I refused, and refused at first to entertain any idea of its being moved from the...
الصفحة 44 - I have always heard that he was very mean to his slaves. When I was young there was a lady from the North that visited Mr. McAlpin. She did not associate with us; did not care to know us it seemed, and being a Yankee we did not care to have anything to do with her either. I have heard that the lady was the one that wrote "Uncle Tom's Cabin," but I don't know for certain that she is.
الصفحة 44 - Uncle Tom very well. He used to cross me over the river when we used to go to McAlpin, and used to wait around the yard and table; he was a respectful and kind old man. I have always heard that Mr. McAlpin was very mean to him, but I do not know this of my own knowledge. • I only heard my slaves say that Mr. McAlpin used to whip Uncle Tom and treat him very harshly.

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